There are so many fantastic ways to use coconut cream that go way beyond curry.
And from sweet to savory, these recipes do not disappoint.
If you’ve ever wondered how to make dairy-free recipes without missing out on that creamy finish we all love, look no further.
These coconut cream recipes will show you the way!
Use it in place of milk or heavy cream for something luscious and wonderfully thick.
This list of recipes includes desserts, snacks, and dinners. And no matter what you choose to make, they’re all fantastic ways to use coconut cream.
20+ Canned Coconut Cream Recipes
This one-pan meal is dairy and gluten-free. But, of course, it’s not vegan since there’s chicken in the mix.
Cooked with spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, and a fantastic creamy sauce, that chicken is to die for.
The recipe calls for full-fat coconut milk, but you can use coconut cream. As a result, the sauce will be slightly thicker and just as delicious.
This coconut ice cream is rich and creamy – just the way ice cream should be.
Featuring toasted coconut, coconut milk, and coconut cream, it’s fresh, tropical, and a terrific base for any number of toppings.
I like it with chopped mango slices and rum-infused caramel. But it’s also yummy with fruit or chocolate sauce.
Coconut pudding is another creamy dessert I can’t get enough of.
Homemade pudding is absolutely delightful and surprisingly easy, too. It just takes a few simple steps and a bit of time in the fridge.
You’ll need both coconut milk and coconut cream. That way, you get the best taste and texture.
Plus, it’s dairy-free, so it’s ideal for dinner parties. And everyone will love it!
This chicken recipe is spectacular, and it can be made dairy-free, paleo, and Whole30 approved!
I love the creamy, flavorful sauce, which features plenty of coconut cream.
It won’t be quite as rich as using heavy cream. However, coconut cream reduces the fat content and ensures it’s dairy-allergy friendly.
Strawberry cheesecake ice cream is the kind of dessert you’ll crave again and again.
It’s super creamy, and the coconut cream gives it a perfectly sweet and smooth flavor.
You’ll add strawberries for color and a punch of juicy goodness, plus crunchy granola clusters.
It’s hard to believe this ice cream can be made in your own kitchen! But give it a try, and you’ll soon be a believer.
This vegan chocolate tart is every chocolate lover’s dream.
This baby is a no-bake delight thanks to the Oreo cookie crust and pecan-studded ganache.
It’s incredibly delicious and so easy to make!
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This curry is bright, warm, and vegan, so the whole family can enjoy it.
The coconut cream makes the dish insanely rich and creamy. And since it’s so easy, it’s ideal for busy weeknights.
You had me at mango!
Seriously, this coconut and mango parfait is so insanely scrumptious, you’ll want it for breakfast and as a mid-morning snack (and maybe dessert later too!)
It’s vegan and full of tropical, sweet, and fruity flavor. Between the whipped coconut cream and fresh mango, it’s impossible to resist.
Layer the cream and fruit in a mason jar, top with coconut flakes, and enjoy!
This delicious chicken dish is ridiculously flavorful and creamy, and it’s sure to satisfy even picky eaters.
Made with mushroom, Marsala wine, and coconut cream, this lightened-up version of a classic is just as mouthwatering but with less fat – and it’s dairy-free!
Pavlova is always stunning! And when it’s made right, it’s light, airy, chewy, and crisp all at the same time.
Plus, the berries in this recipe give it a fruity flavor everyone will love.
Layer meringue disks with whipped coconut cream, strawberry sauce, and fresh berries. Serve it with some fresh mint and a dusting of powdered sugar.
Coconut, mint, and peas are an excellent flavor combination. And in this soup? They’re downright addictive.
Instead of using coconut milk, try using 200ml of coconut cream for a creamier texture.
With just five ingredients and 15 minutes, this soup makes a great appetizer or lunch dish.
Four ingredients to make dairy-free chocolate ice cream? Sign me up!
This recipe calls for full-fat coconut milk, but you’ll use coconut cream to make it extra luscious.
The delicious chocolate and light coconut flavor is a match made in heaven. In fact, this might be too good to share.
Thai peanut sauce is one of my all-time faves. You can add it to noodle dishes, chicken, or even a salad, and it brightens the whole dish up.
Better still, it’s ready in minutes. Simply replace the coconut milk with coconut cream for an extra creamy sauce.
Try using another nut or seed butter if you have a peanut allergy.
Decadent fudge that’s vegan and super delicious. Could it be true?
This recipe has tons of chocolatey flavor, and the peanut butter adds a salty twist you’ll swoon over.
Plus, it has healthy fats that will keep you full and give you long-lasting energy.
Try this healthy fudge recipe as a guilt-free, protein-packed snack, and it’ll feel like eating dessert.
These keto magic cookies are to-die-for! They’re full of different flavors and textures that all come together in one fantastic cookie.
There’s something for everyone in these chocolatey, nutty, and coconut treats. And coconut cream is a wonderful substitute for traditional condensed milk.
Be warned, these will disappear fast, and your guests will be shocked to hear they’re keto-friendly.
This Thai staple has tons of flavor and a hint of sweetness. It’s rich and creamy while also being tangy and savory.
The creamy coconut balances the spice perfectly, so you get flavor instead of just heat.
If you’re a fan of Thai food, don’t miss out on this incredible recipe.
I know what you’re thinking: spin dip as a soup? Isn’t that a little…much?
Don’t worry! Although this is just as scrumptious as our favorite dip, it’s not insanely thick and cheesy.
Instead, it’s light, creamy, and loaded with artichokes, spinach, and tender chicken.
This dessert is packed with tropical flavors, but there’s no gluten or dairy in sight.
It’s wonderfully citrusy cake and so tender, you won’t even know it’s gluten-free.
I love the coconut cream frosting because it’s delicious without being too sweet or overpowering.
Make this for a birthday or summer bash, and it’ll be gobbled up in no time.
There’s nothing better than Thai-spiced turkey meatballs baked in a delicious sauce.
If you use unsweetened coconut cream instead of coconut milk, you’ll get a slightly creamier dish that’s even more delicious.
Serve these meatballs over a bed of rice so it can soak up all of the yummy sauce.
Easy, healthy, and gluten-free – everyone will go nuts for this cake! It’s moist, and the ganache on top is spectacular.
Coconut flour makes this dessert low-carb. Meanwhile, coconut cream is the secret to keeping the sponge tender.
Make it for a simple Sunday dinner or birthday celebration. It’s perfect any time!
Chocolate ganache is insanely easy to make at home. All it takes is some hot cream and chocolate, and you’re good to go.
In this case, you’ll heat coconut cream and pour it over dark chocolate. The hot cream slowly melts the chocolate, resulting in a silky ganache.
To take it up a notch, add espresso powder to enhance the flavor of the chocolate.
This Greek yogurt sauce is a fantastic way to enjoy all kinds of veggies, proteins, and other snacks.
Swap out the yogurt for full-fat coconut cream, which tastes amazing with garlic and cucumber.
I love dipping carrots in Tzatziki. But you can also put it on marinated chicken or use it in a falafel sandwich.
This soup is lovely during the cold-weather months. It’s flavorful, comforting, and vegan!
Spicy cauliflower soup can be made in about 30 minutes. All you have to do is chop the ingredients, throw them into a bowl, and let them cook.
As the name suggests, it’s got a bit of heat. But if you don’t want it to be super hot, you can easily adjust the spice level.
Looking for a light, sweet, low-carb snack or dessert? Try this insanely luxurious strawberry mousse.
Coconut cream brings lovely flavor and texture, making this fruity, light, and airy.
This low-carb dessert is excellent for summer. It has a texture like a cloud and won’t weigh you down in the heat.
These cookie sandwiches are an ideal fall treat.
Full of flavor and lightly sweetened with maple syrup, they’re soft, moist, and beyond delish.
And instead of sugary frosting, this recipe uses coconut cream! So have two (or three)!
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