Cassava Cake with Coconut Flakes

Leilani Fulgencio


Cassava cake is a traditional favorite in my home country of the Philippines. It is rich in calcium, iron, and potassium which makes it a nutritious addition to cakes and other deserts.

★★★★☆ 7 votes
30 Min
40 Min


2 c
all purpose flour (sifted)
2 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
2 stick
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
eggs (whole)
2 pkg
frozen grated cassava, 16 oz each (thawed)
1 can(s)
condensed milk
1 can(s)
evaporated milk
1 can(s)
coconut milk
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
coconut flakes
1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded (optional)

How to Make Cassava Cake with Coconut Flakes


  • 1Preheat Oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 2In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • 3Add one egg at a time and beat into mixture
  • 4Add grated cassava, condensed milk and vanilla extract and mix
  • 5Combine flour, baking powder, and salt to the cream mixture.
  • 6Alternate adding evaporated milk and coconut milk to ingredients. Beat on low speed just until combined.
  • 7Fold in the coconut flakes and cheese (optional) into mixture.
  • 8Pour into lightly greased cake pan and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 9Cool for ten minutes and cut into bite size squares and serve.

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About Cassava Cake with Coconut Flakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #coconut, #cassava, #flake