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Nilupak Recipe

Nilupak Recipe

Nilupak is a traditional Filipino delicacy made of mashed or pound cassava, condensed milk and butter, topped with grated cheese.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: nilupak, nilupak na cassava
Servings: 12
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 1 kg cassava peeled and cut
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 3 cups water for boiling
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup condensed milk
  • ½ cup grated cheese for toppings


  • In a large pot over medium heat, add water, salt and cassava. Bring to boil and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain the liquid and let it cool.
  • Remove the string core and discard. Using a mortar and pestle pound the cassava until smooth.
  • In a bowl, combine the mashed cassava, butter and condensed milk. Mix well until smooth and creamy. Transfer into a square baking dish and run a fork on the top surface to decorate. Sprinkle grated cheese on top and serve.


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 709mg | Potassium: 278mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 328IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 1mg