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Maja Blanca Especiale (Corn and Coconut Cream Pudding)

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"A comfort food commonly shared in Filipino potlucks and afternoon parties. It can be a dessert or a snack and is best served with iced tea or fruit juice."
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2 h 30 m servings 556
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Latik topping: Boil 1 cup of coconut cream in a saucepan over medium heat until coconut oil and coconut milk solid separate, stirring constantly, about 15 minutes. Continue cooking until the milk solids become golden brown. Drain oil.
  2. Grease two 9 inch round pans and set aside. Mix cornstarch and sugar in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Heat 4 cups of coconut cream, butter, vanilla extract, cream-style corn and corn in a saucepan over medium-low heat and bring to a simmer. Slowly add the cornstarch mixture, stirring constantly to prevent any lumps, about 10 minutes. Pour the hot mixture into the prepared pans and allow to set. Sprinkle latik on top. Cool before slicing and serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 556 calories; 32.3 69.1 4.2 2 126 Full nutrition

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It tasted okay andbrought back memories of Grandma's cooking. However, I can taste the cornstarch even thoughI didn't finished the entire 1 1/2 C. Over all, it is ok and I finally finished the...