Coconut Cream Dessert – Three ways!

This 5 ingredient coconut tart, is simple and delicious and the versatile ingredients can be used to make a smoothie, or freezer ice lollies. It is sweet and creamy with a fresh banana flavour. Recipe created by Nondumiso Phenyane, the founder of Vegan Attempts,and a lecturer at Stellenbosch University.




  • Vegan
  • Desserts

Cooking Methods

  • Baking
  • Blending




This is a very adaptable recipe. You can make smoothies, ice-cream lollies or a vegan coconut tart. o The smoothie is quite simple. Pour the mix into a glass and enjoy! o To make ice-lollies, pour the mix into ice-lolly moulds of your choice and freeze them over night (8-10 hours). o To make a coconut cream tart you will have to make a base. You can make any base you like.



    2 cans of coconut cream – 800g
    1 cup of Oh Mega cashew butter
    ¼ cup of maple syrup
    2 bananas

Coconut Base

    1 cup of shredded coconut
    ½ cup of cashew butter
    ¼ of maple syrup



    Simply throw all the ingredients into a blender and blend until the mix is creamy and smooth!
    Mix and knead the base ingredients into an tart pan and put it in the refrigerator for about an hour, before adding the blended mix into the base.
    Layer over your base and put back into the fridge to set.
    The coconut tart gets better with time so leave it in the fridge for about a day or overnight.
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