From the Jewish Food Hero Kitchen: Vegan Coconut Raisin Rum Tapioca Pudding

Tapioca is made from cassava (yuca) root vegetable. It is considered kosher for Passover.   

Tapioca is a comeback Passover food. I asked my parents and aunts and uncle and they all agree that they enjoyed tapioca pudding in their youth.  This “old-fashioned” food is perfect for Passover breakfast or dessert because it is comforting and versatile.

Tapioca is a lifelong food that can be enjoyed by everyone – from babyhood to old age. It is a gooey, creamy mouth food that is eaten by the spoonful. The added rum soaked raisins makes the dessert fancy and may reminds me of a favorite ice cream flavor.

Vegan Coconut Raisin Rum Tapioca Pudding

From the Jewish Food Hero Kitchen: Vegan Coconut Raisin Rum Tapioca Pudding
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  • Medium strainer
  • Medium saucepan
  • Individual bowls for serving
  • ½ cup of small tapioca pearls
  • 3 ½ cups of good mineral water
  • ½ c coconut milk cream
  • ¼ cup of natural cane sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 2 Tsp dark rum (or brandy)
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

  1. In a small bowl, combine the raisins and rum
  2. Set aside
  3. Rinse the tapioca pearls in strainer
  4. Place tapioca in medium saucepan and add 3 cup of water
  5. Soak the tapioca for 30 min
  6. Do not drain after soaking
  7. Add the coconut cream, sugar, rum soaked raisins and rum (it may be all soaked into the raisins) and kosher salt
  8. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a gentle boil.
  9. Simmer uncovered over very low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until mixture is thick (it if becomes too thick add a bit more water)
  10. Stir well
  11. Pour into a bowl and either serve immediately or place a piece of plastic wrap on top of the bowls so that the pudding does not develop a crust
  12. Serve warm or chilled

; Yield: Serves 4-6

If you like this recipe, you’ll love The Jewish Food Hero Cookbook: 50 Simple Plant Based Recipes For Your Holiday Meals

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