Coconut Parfaits

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La Cocina Goya

Enjoy exquisite tropical flavors in just 10 minutes! This delicious Coconut Parfait is a refreshing layered treat with a creamy texture that comes from Puerto Rican-style GOYA® Coconut Pudding – Tembleque. Simply layer the pudding with freshly chopped strawberries, ripe bananas and crisp GOYA® Maria Cookies. Finish off the parfait with flaked coconut for a crave-worthy combination that’s a cinch to pull off.

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2 cups

non-fat milk

2 cups

chopped strawberries


banana, chopped (about 1 cup)

2 cups


2 tbsp.

flaked coconut


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Step 1

Add milk and contents of package of coconut pudding to small saucepan over medium-high heat; whisk to combine. Cook, whisking occasionally, until milk mixture thickens and comes to boil, about 5 minutes. Transfer pudding to medium heat-proof bowl; refrigerate until just chilled.

Step 2

To assemble parfaits, line up eight glass cups (about 4-6 oz. each). Spoon 2 tbsp. pudding on bottom of each cup. Top with ¼ cup chopped strawberries 2 tbsp. chopped banana and 2 tbsp. crushed Maria cookies. Continue layering with 2 tbsp. pudding and ¼ cup blueberries. Garnish with flaked coconut.

Step 3

Serve immediately, or refrigerate, covered, for up to 1 day. Serving size: 1 parfait

Tip by La Cocina Goya

Brain Building Activity

It’s topping time! Have your child help you put the fresh fruit in each glass. As you go, ask your child to talk about them. What are their colors? What do they taste like? Which fruits are sweeter? From color to texture to taste and more, each fruit is loaded with differences for you and your child to discover and discuss! (Ages 3–5 years old)


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