Ever wondered the difference between creamed coconut and coconut milk? Creamed coconut is made from the unsweetened dehydrated fresh pulp of a mature coconut that is grounded to semi-solid white creamy paste while coconut milk is liquid in consistency. It can be used as a substitute for butter in preparing cookies, cocktails such as piña colada, and in many other delicious desserts. It provide many health benefits as it has high type of fat called medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) that reduces seizure of children and adults and aids digestion and weight loss.
What is Better: Creamed Coconut vs Coconut Milk?
Many wonder “is creamed coconut the same as coconut milk?” Even though these two forms of coconut provide similar health benefits, the amount of fat levels, calories, saturated fatty acids, fiber, sugar level and energy may slightly vary. Coconut milk is a white liquid in consistency while creamed coconut is a hard white block with separated oil better as a substitute for dairy butter.
Important information: I Love Coco Organic and fair trade creamed coconut is solid creamy hard white block with separated oil consistency with the maximum shelf life of 18 months in unopened packaging.
Storage: The shelf life of organic creamed coconut is only 18 months. It has to be kept in a cool and dry place at ambient temperature of in unopened packaging. Once opened keep in a refrigerator.
Usages: Creamed coconut is a healthy, lactose free, gluten free, plant base alternative for dairy butter. It can be applied on biscuit and breads as spread, in baking, and is ideal for cocktails such as piña colada.
I Love Coco Organic and fair trade creamed is made from desiccated coconut flakes and free from discolorations and any extraneous matter. The below mentioned are the chemical and physical standards of product’s nutrition values per 100g.