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Bukayo with Pandan Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Thursday, June 14, 2007 At Thursday, June 14, 2007

A sweetened grated coconut, a famous delicacy with a slight variation.

  • 2 pcs. coconuts, meat grated
  • pandan leaves
  • 1 kg. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsps. vanilla extract
  • buco juice
  • all-purpose flour or cornstarch


  1. Boil together bum juice, sugar and pandan leaves until sugar dissolves completely and mixture thickens.
  2. Add vanilla extract. Remove pandan leaves.
  3. Cook grated coconut in a pan with a little oil until it turns slightly brown.
  4. Add syrup and thicken with a little flour or cornstarch diluted in water.
  5. Keep stirring so that syrup coats the grated coconut completely, mixture thickens and bukayo gets cooked completely.
  6. When cooked, transfer bukayo to a bowl.
  7. Form into small balls while hot.
  8. Use plastic wrap or wax paper to cushion your hands from the hot mixture.