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Bocarillo Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Sunday, June 10, 2007 At Sunday, June 10, 2007

An Eastern Visayas sweet made from sweetened grated coconut with eggs and milk.

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk (undiluted)
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon calamansi juice

How to make bocarillo:

  1. Mix sugar and grated coconut. Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly to avoid burning. Add milk little by little, mixing thoroughly.
  2. Add slightly beaten eggs, continue mixing over moderate heat. Flavor with kalamansi juice.
  3. Remove from fire and drop by teaspoonfuls on wilted banana leaf or wax paper. Yield 50 pieces.