Where to Buy Coconut Cream: Amazon? Kroger? Walmart? Answered

Many stores like Kroger, Publix, and Walmart sell coconut cream in the international foods aisle. You can also buy coconut cream online from retailers like Amazon and Thrive Market. For the full list of places where you can buy coconut cream (and where you can’t), see below.

The List of Places Where to Buy Coconut Cream

While it is slightly less commonly available than coconut milk, many grocery stores, superstores, and online retailers sell coconut cream. Coconut cream is similar to coconut milk, but it has a thicker consistency. Recipes for curries, soups, milkshakes, and smoothies sometimes call for coconut cream. Keep in mind, coconut cream is not to be confused with cream of coconut, which is a sweetened version of coconut cream used primarily in dessert recipes and mixed drinks.

The following is the list of places where you can buy coconut cream in-store and online. When shopping in stores, look for coconut cream in the international foods aisle or Asian foods section. It is typically sold in unrefrigerated cans.

Amazon

Kroger

Publix

Safeway

Thrive Market

Trader Joe’s

Walmart

Whole Foods Market

If you’re unable to find coconut cream at a local grocery store, try searching for an Asian market near you. Or you can try making your own coconut cream using fresh coconuts or store-bought coconut milk. You may be able to substitute evaporated milk or condensed milk, depending on the recipe.

The List of Stores That Do Not Sell Coconut Cream

  • Costco: Sells coconut milk but not coconut cream, several Costco store associates said; coconut cream also does not appear on the Costco website.
  • Sam’s Club: Sells coconut milk but not coconut cream, several Sam’s Club store associates said; coconut cream also does not appear on the Sam’s Club website.
  • Target: Sells coconut milk and cream of coconut but not coconut cream.

In Summary

Grocery stores like Kroger and Trader Joe’s, superstores like Walmart, and online retailers like Amazon sell coconut cream. If your nearby stores don’t have coconut cream in stock, you can search for an Asian market in your area, make your own coconut cream, or use a substitute ingredient.

Interested in Asian cooking? See our article on where to find wonton wrappers at grocery stores. We also have the list of hard-to-find ingredients by aisle.

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