Nilupak

Ingredients:

  • 10 bananas (saba) or cassava (balinghoy), boiled and sliced or ground
  •  3 cups grated coconut
  • 1 cup white  sugar
  •  ½ cup margarine
  •  ½  cup pinipig, toasted and ground finely (optional)

Procedure:

  1. In a wood or marble mortar, pound bananas or cassava.
  2. Add grated coconut and sugar gradually, then pound.
  3. Turn over the mixture with a big spoon.
  4. Add margarine and pound further until. Soft and smooth.
  5. Shape nilupak into small cakes or serve in saucers.
  6. Sprinkle with pinipig, if desired.

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