Strawberry Tapioca Pudding

This is a spiced-up version of classic tapioca pudding. Any seasonal fruit can be used in this recipe.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • ⅓ cup small tapioca pearls
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 6 Tbsp. sugar, divided
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. anise seeds
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped strawberries, trimmed

Directions

  • Bring water to a boil in a heavy saucepan and add tapioca pearls. Stir occasionally to prevent the pearls from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Cook until tapioca is mostly clear, about 15 minutes.
  • Add coconut cream and stir. Add 4 tablespoons sugar and salt and simmer, uncovered, until tapioca is cooked through, about 3 minutes. Make sure to stir often. Turn off the heat and cool in an ice bath, stirring occasionally.
  • Grind anise seeds in spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle. Purée strawberries, the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, and ground anise seeds in a blender. Divide strawberry mixture among six glasses. Spoon tapioca over strawberries and chill before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • ⅓ cup small tapioca pearls
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 6 Tbsp. sugar, divided
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. anise seeds
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped strawberries, trimmed

Directions

  • Bring water to a boil in a heavy saucepan and add tapioca pearls. Stir occasionally to prevent the pearls from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Cook until tapioca is mostly clear, about 15 minutes.
  • Add coconut cream and stir. Add 4 tablespoons sugar and salt and simmer, uncovered, until tapioca is cooked through, about 3 minutes. Make sure to stir often. Turn off the heat and cool in an ice bath, stirring occasionally.
  • Grind anise seeds in spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle. Purée strawberries, the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, and ground anise seeds in a blender. Divide strawberry mixture among six glasses. Spoon tapioca over strawberries and chill before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium65mg
Total Carbohydrate30g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars19g
Protein1g