Filipino Nilupak recipe: Cassava with coconut
A truly Filipino delicacy, the ingredient list for Nilupak recipe is made up of coconut and cassava mixed together, held together by milk and margarine. We daresay that it is our own delicious version of tart cakes.
Servings 5 people
- 500 g grated cassava
- ¾ cup condensed milk
- 2 tbsp butter melted
- 1½ cup desiccated coconut
- ¾ cup coconut milk
Soak desiccated coconut in coconut milk.
In a bowl mix together grated cassava, condensed milk, butter and ½ cup of the soaked desiccated coconut.
Add mixture in a wok then cook in low heat while continuously mixing. Note it gets harder to mix as it cooks, make sure it’s cooked well and will take you around 30 minutes for this amount of cassava.
Shape into the desired shape, place in a banana leaf then serve with remaining rehydrated desiccated coconut and margarine