Here is a collection of Hawai‘i’s best dessert recipes! These are the ones passed on from friend to friend, the ones written on scraps of paper because you wanted the recipe at that family get-together or picnic or party.
Some of the recipes included in this cookbook were favorites more than 25 years ago and are still favorites today. Parents and students submitted them as recipes for their school cookbooks. They range from simple, easy-to-prepare desserts to elegant, yet decadent masterpieces.
Look for recipes with an island flavor! Mangoes, pineapple, and coconut add their special distinctive touch to these desserts. Okinawan Sweet Potato Pie with Haupia Topping is one of many desserts unique to Hawai‘i. You can now make your own!
Because of our busy lifestyle, there are many recipes that incorporate a store-bought packaged product into a magnificent scrumptious dessert! Your guests will never know.