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Cassava Cake

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Cuisine: Filipino Recipe
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 packs grated cassava about 2 lbs total weight
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 12 oz. can evaporated milk
  • 3 pieces egg
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 6 tablespoons cheddar cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 14 tablespoons granulated white sugar

Topping ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 cups coconut milk


  • Make the batter by combining the grated cassava, butter, 1/2 cup condensed milk, 1/2 cup evaporated milk, 6 tablespoons cheddar cheese, 14 tablespoons sugar, and 2 eggs in a mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Add the 2 cups coconut milk in the mixing bowl where the mixed ingredients are. Mix again.
  • Grease the baking tray then pour-in the batter (these are the ingredients that you just mixed together).
  • Pre -heat oven for 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes then put-in the baking tray with batter and bake for 1 hour.Remove from the oven and set aside.
  • Meanwhile prepare the topping by combining 2 tablespoons sugar and flour in the heated saucepan.
  • Pour-in 1/2 cup condensed milk then mix thoroughly.
  • Add 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese while stirring constantly.
  • Pour 2 cups of coconut milk and stir constantly for 10 minutes
  • Pour the topping over the Cassava Cake (baked batter) and spread evenly.
  • Separate the yolk from the egg white of the remaining egg (we’ll be needing the egg white only)
  • Glaze the topping with the egg white using a basting brush. Simply dip the brush to the egg white and brush it on the cassava cake.
  • Set your oven to broil mode. Broil the Cassava cake until color turns light brown.
  • Garnish with extra grated cheese on top. Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g