Filipino Native Food · Kakanin

Maja Blanca with Powdered Milk

Maja Blanca with Powdered Milk
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This one is a silky smooth Maja Blanca ever. It’s because of the powdered milk. It sure has made a believer out of me for this is the best recipe for Maja Blanca with outstanding result.

Maja Blanca with Powdered Milk


4 cups thin coconut milk
2 cups buko juice
1 cup powdered milk (dissolved in 1/2 cup water), I used Carnation Instant Nonfat Dry Milk
1 ¼ cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 can whole kernel corn
1 cup cornstarch (dissolved in 1 cup water)
A few drops of golden yellow food coloring (optional)


1. In a large saucepan, bring coconut milk, buko juice, powdered milk mixture, sugar and salt to a gentle boil. Stirring occasionally.
2. Pour in the cornstarch mixture, stirring continuously until it becomes very thick. If you want to add coloring, this is the time to do it.
3. Add the corn including liquid from the can. Stir to incorporate.
4. Transfer to a 9×13 serving dish.
5. Let cool before putting in the refrigerator.
6. Once chilled serve with toasted coconut flakes or latik.
7. Enjoy!

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