Maja blanca is a Filipino favorite kakanin (dessert or snack.) This dish is sweet, delicate, soft, and creamy. Good for dessert.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
1 hr
additional:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Latik:
Maja Blanca:

Directions

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  • Bring 2 cups coconut milk to a boil; stir constantly until oil begins to separate from the milk, about 30 minutes. Skim and reserve oil in a bowl. Reduce heat to medium-low and add 3 tablespoons sugar to remaining milk. Continue to cook and stir until milk becomes brown and crumbly, about 30 minutes more. Remove latik from heat.

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  • Grease an 8-inch mold or pie dish with reserved coconut oil.

  • Heat remaining 2 cups coconut milk, cream-style corn, cornstarch, 1/2 cup sugar, and corn kernels in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Pour corn mixture into prepared mold. Cool until maja blanca is set.

  • Cover mold with a plate and invert maja blanca onto the plate. Slice maja blanca and sprinkle with latik.

Nutrition Facts

227 calories; protein 1.9g 4% DV; carbohydrates 21.8g 7% DV; fat 16.2g 25% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 56.2mg 2% DV. Full Nutrition

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