A traditional Filipino coconut milk-based dessert with my own personal modifications to make it quick, easy, and palatable to even the most wary and picky eaters. Serve warm in bowls.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Pour coconut milk into a saucepan over low heat. Simmer, covered, until gently bubbling, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Add plantain bananas and tapioca pearls. Simmer until tapioca and plantains soften, 25 to 30 minutes. Stir in yams and jackfruit.

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Nutrition Facts

456 calories; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 69.9g; fat 21.2g; sodium 40.8mg. Full Nutrition
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