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Buko Pandan Salad Recipe
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Buko pandan salad dessert recipe

One of the most sought-after desserts in the Philippines is Buko Pandan Salad. The combination of the green gelatin flavored with the fragrant pandan and the slivers of young coconut meat
Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Dessert, Pandan
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $2


  • buko or young coconut meat shredded into strips
  • 1 pack green unflavored gelatin
  • 1 small can condensed/ sweetened milk
  • 1 pack all purpose cream
  • pandan flavoring
  • optional sago or tapioca balls
  • optional nata de coco


  • Prepare the gelatin as indicated on the box instructions. Pour into molds, set aside to cool and harden.
  • When gelatin is firm to the touch, remove from molds and cut into cubes (or whatever shape you want).
  • In a container, mix together gelatin, buko strips, sweetened milk and cream (also optional sago and nata de coco).
  • Add a small drop of pandan flavoring.
  • Chill in the fridge, and serve cold.


1. If pandan-flavored gelatin is available, omit the drop of pandan flavoring syrup.
2. If pandan leaves are available, cook gelatin with pandan infused water.