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macapuno cassava cake recipe

Macapuno Cassava Cake

Macapuno Cassava Cake is a delicious treat made of grated cassava, milk, butter and macapuno strings. I like to soft and chewy texture of this Filipino delicacy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 8
Calories: 454kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 3 eggs
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • ½ cup condensed milk
  • cup white sugar
  • 50 g butter melted
  • 450 g cassava grated
  • 1 jar macapuno
  • 1 tbsp butter for greasing


  • 2 pcs egg yolk
  • ½ cup condensed milk
  • ½ cup coconut milk


  • In a bowl and beat the eggs. Add the coconut milk, condensed milk, sugar, and melted butter then mix together.
  • Add the grated cassava and macapuno before mixing again. Grease a square baking pan with melted butter. Then transfer the cake batter. Bake at 180C for 45 minutes.
  • For the toppings, combine egg yolk, coconut milk, and condensed milk in another bowl. Mix until well combined.
  • Take the pan from the oven and pour the egg yolk mixture on top of the baked cassava cake. Spread all over the cake using a spatula.
  • Bake again at 180C for 5 to 10 minutes until it creates dark bubbles on top. Cut into servings and enjoy eating!


Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 461mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 402IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 3mg