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Thai Peanut Cookies (Tua Pan Tord)

These peanut cookies are crispy, sweet and nutty, and make for a great dessert or snack. The batter is topped with redskin peanuts, and then deep fried until crispy and golden brown. The recipe doesn’t need many complicated ingredients, and is ready in around 30 minutes. This should make enough for about 12 bite sized portions, however they don’t keep …

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Butternut Squash Custard (Kanom Fak Thong)

This sweet dessert is usually made with pumpkin, but as pumpkin is hard to find where we live, we have substituted in butternut squash which works just as well! Its quite simple to make, and we usually make a larger batch than we need as they will last for a couple of days. This recipe should make enough for about …

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How To Make Thai Style Roti

Roti is similar to a crispy pancake and is a sweet snack that is pan fried and then usually served with condensed milk and sugar, but also works great with chocolate sauce, banana, and anything sweet! It is quite simple to make, and does not require many ingredients. This recipe will make about 6 to 8 roti depending on how …

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Sweet Tapioca Pearls With Fresh Coconut Dessert Recipe (Saku Piak)

A sticky sweet dessert which consists of tapioca pearls mixed with sugar and fresh coconut, which are then topped with a creamy and slightly salty thick topping. The tapioca pearls are what give this dessert a really sticky texture, and the ingredients used are quite easy to find. The dessert should be ready in about 20 minutes including preparation time, …

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Thai Grilled Bananas In Coconut Syrup Recipe (Klauy Ping)

This is a very simple but delicious Thai style dessert that consists of a sweet coconut syrup drizzled over grilled bananas. It is important to not use bananas that are too ripe as the texture will be too mushy. This is a really easy dessert that you can make with little effort and fuss, and there are only 5 ingredients …

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Thai Jasmine Scented Sweets (Kanom Nam Dok Mai)

These are colourful sweets that are simple to make and use only 6 ingredients. They are like very soft jelly sweets, with a moist top, and nowhere near as chewy as most western jelly sweets. We have used moulds to give them fun shapes, but you could use any container that is suitable for steaming.   And its as simple …

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Butternut Squash In Sweet Coconut Milk Dessert

This is a warm, creamy and sweet dessert which pairs really well with soft butternut squash. In Thailand this dessert is usually made with pumpkin, however where we are located, pumpkin can be hard to get hold of in the shop, so we have used butternut squash as a substitute. This dessert is really simple yet it is one of …

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Thai Coconut Cake Recipe (Kanom Baa Bin)

This coconut cake is not overly sweet, and once baked the cake has a slightly crunchy top, but soft and moist middle. What I really like about this cake is that is not dry, the inside stays tasty and moist for quite a while after baking it, and its not overly rich or too sweet like lots of other cakes. …

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Thai Mung Bean Sweet Dessert Recipe (Tau Suan)

This Thai dessert is a sweet, thick soup-like pudding that consists of mung beans which have been steamed until they are really soft, which are then mixed in a sugary syrup which is made with potato flour to give it a thick and sticky consistency. It is finally topped with a salty coconut cream which contrasts well with the very …

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Coconut Sticky Rice With Steamed Custard

This is another easy to make sweet Thai dessert that consists of a steamed egg custard served on a bed of sweet coconut sticky rice. It reminds me of mango sticky rice, however instead of mango you have a steamed egg custard on top of the rice. Very few ingredients are needed so you should be able to make this …

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Steamed Coconut Milk Pudding (Kanom Tuay)

A simple down to earth Thai dessert that consists of two parts – a sweet base with a custard like texture, and a salty creamy topping. The layers are steamed in small cups or ramekins and then served – the contrast between the sweet base and the salty top is what makes these so distinct, and the texture is similar …

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Thai Steamed Banana Cake (Kanom Kluay)

This is a sweet Thai dessert that is kind of a cross between a cake, a custard, and a jelly. It is sweet, slightly creamy, and topped with fresh grated coconut meat. It is one of the easier Thai desserts to make, and doesn’t need very many ingredients. Usually these desserts will be steamed wrapped in banana leaves, however if …