Filipino Native Food · Kakanin

Cassava Flan


Oil or melted Butter for greasing moulds
½ kilo grated Cassava
1 14 oz can sweetened condensed Milk
1 14 oz can Coconut Milk
2 large Eggs
1/4 teaspoon ground Cardamom (optional)

cupcake liners (optional)

For the Custard Topping  

1/2 a 14 oz can of condense milk
1/4 cup Half and half (alternative: all purpose cream)
2 large Eggs
1 teaspoon pure Vanilla Extract
1-2 Tablespoons brown Sugar


Photo by @me_am_macarons


Preheat the oven to 350 F.

Don’t forget to grease your moulds and cupcake liners.

Use a large mixing bowl, combine grated cassava, condensed milk, coconut milk, eggs, and ground cardamom until well incorporated. Pour into the prepared moulds.

Bake for around 50 minutes or until cooked through. Take it out from the oven and pour your custard mixture. Gently tilt your moulds to even out spread.

Place it back in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes or until the toothpick inserted comes out clean. Take it out from the oven. Let it cool and sprinkle brown sugar on top.

Option 1:

You can use a torch or

Option 2:

Broil it in the oven for 2 minutes to melt the brown sugar on top.

Option 3:

Or you may also pour caramelized brown sugar cooked in pan and quickly pour on top of each mould.


Let it cool, serve and enjoy! Happy Baking!