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Pani PoPo

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Old family recipe that my family made for me when I was a little girl back in Samoa."
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1 h servings 221
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Arrange rolls in a 9x13-inch baking dish, cover the dish with plastic wrap, and let rise until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.
  2. Combine 14 ounces water, coconut milk, and sugar in a saucepan. Whisk remaining water and cornstarch together in a small bowl. Bring coconut milk mixture to a boil, whisk in cornstarch mixture, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens, about 3 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove plastic wrap from rolls.
  4. Bake rolls in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Pour coconut sauce over rolls until at least half of each roll is covered in sauce. Return rolls to oven; continue baking until rolls are golden brown, 5 to 10 minutes more. Cool in the baking dish, 3 to 5 minutes, before serving warm.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 221 calories; 8.8 33.4 3.7 1 156 Full nutrition

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Tastes JUST LIKE a hot and fresh Krispy Kreme donut! Love it!!! Easy to make. Make sure you take the pan of rolls out of the oven before pouring the liquid over will make a mess IN ...

Well, I didn't make it the quick and easy way, and they were delicious! I used Angie's Best Dinner Rolls from this site. I used 7 dinner rolls and cut the sauce in half. I had sauce left over. I...

Loved it. The recipe was perfect.

I loved this recipe I will definitely be making this again I have been trying to find this recipe especially when your family is from us samoa