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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.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Cassava, Coconut, Nilupak
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 340kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $3


  • 500 g grated cassava
  • ¾ cup condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • cup desiccated coconut
  • ¾ cup coconut milk
  • margarine


  • 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


Calories: 340kcal