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How to Cook Delicious Hau Pia: Hawaiian Dessert

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Hau Pia: Hawaiian Dessert.

You can have Hau Pia: Hawaiian Dessert using 4 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Hau Pia: Hawaiian Dessert

  1. You need 1 can of Coconut milk.
  2. You need 400 ml of Water.
  3. You need 1/2 cup of Cornstarch.
  4. You need 1/2 cup of Sugar.

Hau Pia: Hawaiian Dessert step by step

  1. Combine the coconut milk and water in a bowl and mix. Add 1/3 of this mixture to a separate bowl and mix in the cornstarch..
  2. Put the remaining 2/3 of the coconut mixture in a saucepan along with the sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce to low heat and add the cornstarch and coconut milk mixture from Step 1..
  3. Heat the batter whilst constantly stirring with a wooden spatula. Incorporate the batter that sticks to the sides of the pan. Keep stirring for 10-15 minutes, until the mixture thickens and you can see the bottom of the pan when stirring with a wooden spatula. Once the mixture is a shiny, nice, white colour, it's ready..
  4. Whilst the batter is still hot, pour it into a tin and even out the surface. Let it set at room temperature or in the refrigerator. Hau pia is usually 1.5-2 cm thick. Once set, cut into squares and serve..
  5. Bonus: You could make a hau pia cream for bread or donuts by reducing the amount of cornstarch. It also makes a great cake filling!!.
  6. In Hawaiian "hau" means cold and "pia" is the name of a plant from which the starch used to be derived to make this dessert..
  7. The pia plant is native to Polynesia, but the word "pia" can refer to katakuriko, cornstarch, or tapioca..