Using just three ingredients, you can make homemade cream of coconut that is healthier and better-tasting than the leading brand of cream of coconut.
In a small saucepan, whisk together the sugar, guar gum, and salt; pour in the coconut milk and whisk again to combine. Cook over medium to medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar completely melts and the mixture thickens, about 3 minutes.
*I’m sure 1 cup will work just fine, but that’s the exact amount I had leftover from another recipe. I didn’t want to save only 1 tablespoon.