Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Desserts & Drinks)

Steamed Coconut Custard in a Pumpkin Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

1 small


90 g

1/2 teaspoon

250 ml

Pumpkin, about 500 g


Shaved palm sugar or dark brown sugar


Thick coconut milk

Method :
  • Carefully cut out a 4 to 5 cm section around the stem of the pumpkin and lift it out to form the "lid".

  • Scoop out the seeds.

  • Lightly beat the eggs in a mixing bowl.

  • Add the palm sugar, salt and coconut milk and stir until the mixture is well blended.

  • Pour the mixture into the pumpkin. Replace the "lid" and cook the whole pumpkin in a steamer over high heat for 20 to 30 minutes until the custard is set.

  • Cool and slice to serve.

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