Kiwi, Coconut and Lime Pana Cotta - Dairy Free

A creamy, dairy free pana cotta made with coconut milk, kiwi and lime. A delicious and healthy dessert. 

Nourish 101:

  • Free from refined white sugar. 
  • Suitable for multiple food sensitivities including dairy free, gluten free, grain free, egg free and nut free. Paleo friendly option. 
  • Kiwis are a nutrient rich food, particularly rich in vitamin C (containing more vitamin C than oranges!)
  • Kiwis are also great for digestive health. Beign rich in fibre they promote healthy digestion and contain a unique enzyme that helps break down protein. 
  • Check out my blog post on the health benefits of kiwi fruit
  • Gelatin is great for gut health, aiding digestion, skin health and joint health. 


Kiwi, Coconut and Lime Pana Cotta


  • 1 1/4 cups canned coconut milk (full fat/premium)
  • 3/4 cup coconut water 
  • 2 tbsp rice malt syrup*
  • 1 1/2 tbsp grass fed gelatin powder 
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean powder or seeds from a vanilla pod 
  • 4 kiwi fruits, peeled, chopped
  • Zest of 1 lime 
  • 1 tsp lime juice 


  1. Place coconut milk and coconut water in a medium saucepan. Sprinkle over gelatin powder and stir. Leave to stand for 5 minutes. 
  2. Bring mixture to a gentle simmer over low heat. 
  3. Add rice malt syrup and vanilla. Stir constantly for 3-5 minutes or until gelatin has dissolved well.
  4. Turn off heat and allow mixture to cool to room temperature. Stir through lime zest. 
  5.  Divide 2 chopped kiwi fruits into the bottom of each serving glasses. 
  6.  Fill each glass with pana cotta mixture. Transfer to fridge and allow to chill for 3- 4 hours or until set. 
  7. Once set,  roughly mash 2 kiwi fruits and mix with lime juice. Spoon on top of each pana cotta. Serve chilled.

Recipe Tips:

  • Purchase food grade gelatin from health food stores. 

  • *You can also substitute rice malt syrup with 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey or 1 tsp green leaf stevia.

To make this recipe Paleo:

  • Swap rice malt syrup for 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey or 1 tsp green leaf stevia or liquid stevia drops to taste.

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This recipe was custom developed by nutritionist Casey-Lee Lyons for Love Kiwis.


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  • Nut Free
  • Egg Free
  • Peanut Free
  • Grain Free
  • Fructose Free
  • Corn Free
  • Paleo (option)

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