Indulge in the tropical and sweet flavors of coconut with these delectable dessert recipes. From creamy coconut pies to decadent coconut macaroons, these recipes are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and transport you to a tropical paradise. These desserts with coconut are perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday treats.
No Bake Tropical Coconut Pineapple Lush Dessert
Sweet, exotic and tropical, this coconut pineapple lush cake is to die for! It’s a Hawaiian pineapple and coconut cake, also known as pina colada lush, which is easy to make and so tasty. Although this creamy summer dessert is sometimes made with a baked pastry crust, this recipe requires no baking at all.
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Coconut Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie
This strawberry kiwi smoothie is a great way to boost your fruit and vegetable intake. It’s quick and easy to make and tastes amazing. It’s a two colour smoothie with plenty of fruity flavour in every sip.
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Coconut Pineapple Frozen Yogurt | Tropical Piña Colada
If you’re in the mood for ice cream but looking for something a little healthier, this coconut pineapple frozen yogurt is for you. Combining Greek yogurt with coconut milk, pineapple and coconut, this is the best frozen yogurt recipe I’ve made in a while.
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Toasted Coconut Pound Cake Recipe
This mouth-watering toasted coconut pound cake is full of texture and flavor, and is sure to be a hit at the next pot luck or family reunion. If you’re in the mood for a delicious dessert but don’t want to spend too much in the way of time and energy, then this easy pound cake recipe is for you.
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Coconut Coffee Ice Cream
This dairy free coconut coffee ice cream is chock full of coconut flavor with a punch of coffee.
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Coconut Panna Cotta
This key lime coconut panna cotta is made with coconut milk for a creamy, healthier twist to the classic recipe and topped with a key lime strawberry compote.
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Coconut Lime Ice Cream Float
This coconut lime ice cream float is a refreshing summer treat! Fresh lime sweetened seltzer and crumbly toasted coconut cashew crisps make it one of a kind!
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Vegan Coconut Cookies (3 Ways!)
They are melt-in-the-mouth buttery treats for Christmas or any other occasion. To make these crispy vegan coconut cookies, you only need seven staple pantry ingredients and five minutes to mix the dough.
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Pineapple Coconut Muffins
The other day I wanted to make apple cinnamon muffins for my family but realized I had run out of apples…oops! After going through my pantry I came across a bunch of pineapple cups and decided to create a pineapple coconut muffin with what I had on hand. These muffins ended up coming out amazing and are a new favorite in our house!
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Coconut Macaroons Without Condensed Milk
These coconut macaroons without condensed milk are everything you want from coconut macaroons. They are easy to make and so delightful to eat.
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Best Homemade Italian Cream Cake and Cream Cheese Icing Recipe
This homemade Italian Cream Cake and cream cheese icing is Heavenly. Have you had Italian Cream Cake before? It’s good! The cream cheese frosting is finger-linkin’ or mixing bowl scraping good.
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Coconut Poke Cake
Cream of Coconut Poke Cake is a rich coconut flavored poke cake soaked in sweetened condensed milk and cream of coconut, topped with toasted coconut and cherries.
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How to Make Crunchy Nigerian Coconut Candy (3 Ingredients)
Made with fresh coconuts, sugar, and a hint of salt, Nigerian coconut candy is a traditional snack that generations of Nigerians have enjoyed.
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No Bake Peanut Butter Coconut Bites
Make these no bake peanut butter coconut bites with just 5 ingredients! They’re the perfect snack or dessert when you need something quick and tasty.
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Strawberry Yogurt Bowl With Coconut Granola
Strawberry Yogurt Bowl with Coconut Granola! This simple breakfast recipe is perfect for spring! Balsamic Strawberries with yogurt, homemade coconut granola.
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Mango Coconut Cream Popsicles
If you love creamsicle-style desserts, then you will love these mango coconut cream popsicles. Almost any fruit works in these, but I love the pairing of mango with the creamy coconut yogurt. Though strawberry, blueberry, blackberry and plum can all be swapped in. Go wild babes!
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Roasted Blueberry, Coconut and Lime Popsicles
Roasted Blueberry, Coconut and Lime Popsicles! Roasting intensifies the sweetness of the berries, with very little added sugar. Layers of roasted blueberries, coconut and lime. Vegan & Gluten-Free.
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Jamaica + Chocolate Coconut Smoothie
Coconut Chocolate Smoothie! Tastes like a Nutella milkshake- without the dairy! Vegan, gluten-free and naturally sweetened.
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Vegan Coconut Cream Berry Parfaits
I love this recipe because it proves once again that it’s not too difficult to go dairy-free. And even though we still eat dairy, I know how much cleaner I feel when I reduce my intake.
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Vegan Risalamande (coconut Rice Pudding)
This Vegan Rice Pudding recipe will give you a dessert that’s not only creamy and delicious but also dairy-free and gluten-free! The combination of Arborio rice, almond milk, and coconut cream gives it a texture that’s so creamy and comforting that you won’t even miss the dairy.
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The Best Vegan Posset Recipe
Luscious Vegan Posset Recipe – made with rich and flavorful coconut cream and zesty lime. Easy and quick no-bake dessert for any occasion.
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Easy Vegan Raspberry Panna Cotta Without Gelatin
This 15-minute easy vegan Raspberry Panna Cotta is creamy, rich and literally foolproof. With no gelatin, it is so easy, you can make it every day. I’ll show you how to make Panna Cotta that is dairy-free, sugar-free and absolutely delightful. Perfect for any occasion.
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Orange, Pineapple, Coconut Bread
This Orange Pineapple Coconut Bread has a burst of tropical flavors! Pineapple Coconut Bread only takes about 10 minutes to get in the oven!
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Chewy Hawaiian Butter Mochi
Mini Hawaiian Butter Mochi recipe lightly sweetened with condensed milk with hints of vanilla & coconut. Chewy on the inside with crispy and crunchy edges on the outside!
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.