Coconut Rice Pudding with Dried Goldenberries

Updated: Jul 01, 2024

Coconut Rice Pudding with Dried Goldenberries
General Information
  • Desserts
  • Sweet
  • 45 minutes
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-Free
  • 4-6 servings


  • 1/2 cup of HerbaZest Dried Goldenberries
  • 1/2 cup of rice (long grain variety)
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 4 cups of coconut milk (full fat)
  • Water (just enough to cover the rice)
  • 1/3 cup of maple syrup (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Salt (a pinch)


Coconut rice pudding with dried goldenberries is a scrumptious and creamy dessert that can be savored hot or cold. Instead of raisins, it calls for goldenberries, which are a superfood native to South America. Their slight tartness is balanced by the sweetness of the maple syrup and the coconut milk's creaminess.

  1. To a small pot, add the rice and add water just enough cover the rice. Bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium low, and cook it for about 10-15 minutes, or until the water has evaporated.(10 minutes)
  2. Add the coconut milk, cinnamon stick, vanilla extract, and salt. Give it a mix, and simmer it uncovered for about 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burning.(25 minutes)
  3. Add dried goldenberries and maple syrup. And cook it on low for another 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until the rice is thick and creamy.(10 minutes)
  4. Remove the cinnamon stick. Serve right away or allow to cool and refrigerate to enjoy cold.