nilupak recipe

Nilupak Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 221kcal


  • 1 pound grated cassava
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • ½ cup condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup grated coconut
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • In a pan with medium to low heat combine frozen grated cassava, grated coconut, condensed milk, butter and salt.
  • Mix and stir once in a while to prevent it from burning.
  • Spread it over the pan to cook evenly for 25 minutes.
  • It will become sticky. Roll in a log and divide it evenly into 10.
  • Form each piece into a circle or oval. Cook till each side is golden.
  • While waiting for cassava to cook, prepare banana leaves.
  • Heat stove to low and run banana leaves quickly over fire to make it pliable.
  • Cut 10 pieces of banana leaves. Place a small piece or ¼ teaspoon of butter in the middle of each banana leaves. Set aside.
  • Prepare coconut topping
  • Combine grated coconut and sugar. Mix well. Set aside.
  • Once cassava is done. Transfer each piece in the banana leaves and top each Nilupak with a small piece of butter (1/4 teaspoon) and grated coconut and sugar.


Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 0.4mg