Cakes and No Bake Cakes · No Bake Cake



Easy pie that requires no baking.


For the crust:

1 cup crushed graham crackers
1/3 cup melted butter
1/4 cup sugar

For the filling:

1 package (3 ounces) instant vanilla pudding*, prepared according to package instructions but decrease quantity of milk called for by 1/4 cup
1 cup macapuno preserves, drained

For the rum cream:

1 cup whipping cream, chilled
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons rum

Garnish: sweetened coconut flakes, toasted

*Click the link for an easy homemade Vanilla Pudding Mix if you don’t have it in stores.

Photo by Kitchen Offerings


Prepare the crust:

1. Combine the graham crackers, butter and sugar; press onto the bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Freeze for 10 minutes.

2. Pour in the prepared pudding and top with a layer of macapuno.

Prepare the rum cream:

1. Combine the whipping cream, sugar and rum in a small mixing bowl; beat with an electric mixer until stiff.

2. Spread the cream carefully over the macapuno.

3. Chill overnight to set.

4. Serve with a sprinkling of toasted coconut flakes for added crunch.

5. Enjoy!

Adapted from a recipe in the cookbook “Kape” by Vicky Veloso Barrera and Chit Juan.