Cassava cake

Cassava cake

Cassava cake

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Cassava cake

Cassava or we call it balinghoy  is normally found in tropical countries like  Philippines, it is a good alternatives to rice due to a main source of carbohydrates, because cassava can be grown easily in the Philippines it is a cheaper alternatives to rice , Filipinos tried deferent ways of cooking cassava and one of them is Cassava cake, which is now a traditional dessert of the Filipinos.


  • 2 packs grated cassava 1 can coconut milk
  • 1/2 can evaporated milk
  • 2 raw eggs
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 6 tbsp cheese, grated
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk

  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • 2 tbsp cheese, grated


  1. Combine all ingredients grated cassava, butter, condensed milk, evaporated milk, cheese, sugar, eggs and coconut milk in a mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.
  2. Grease the baking tray with butter then pour-in the mixture.
  3. Then put-in the baking tray in pre heated oven for 175 C and bake for 1 hour.
  4. Prepare the topping: In a low heated saucepan combine all the ingredients for topping the coconut milk , condensed milk, sugar and flour. Mix thoroughly.
  5. While constantly stirring add the cheese then cook until syrup is slightly thick .
  6. Put small amount of syrup to the beaten yolk, stir and the stir back yolk mixture to simmering syrup.
  7. Then pour the topping over the Cassava Cake and spread evenly.
  8. Broil the Cassava cake until colour turns light brown. Watch it carefully.
  9. Garnish with grated cheese and serve.


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