Special Maja Blanca

Special Maja Blanca Recipe

Maja blanca is a very popular Filipino desserts yet most people (including me) doesn’t even know what it means. 🙂

All I know is that it is a coconut pudding with corn and that it taste really good.

This is a crowd pleaser in any handaan, so if I were you, I’d try learning this delicious recipe as well.

Special Maja Blanca Recipe

Special Maja Blanca Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino


  • 2 cups Thick coconut milk (First coconut extract)
  • 2 cup Thin coconut milk (Second coconut extract)
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 425 g sweet cream corn
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • ¼ to ½ cup dessicated coconut


  • In a pan, over medium heat, toast dessicated coconut until medium brown. Keep tossing the dessicated coconut so it won’t burn until you reach the desired color.
  • Grease baking dish with butter. Set aside.
  • In a pot pour thin coconut milk (second coconut extract) and bring to a boil.
  • In medium heat add evaporated milk, sugar, condensed milk and sweet cream corn. Stir well until sugar is dissolved. Simmer for 7-8 minutes.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in thick coconut milk (First coconut extract).
  • Add cornstarch mixture into milk mixture. Stir continuously until mixture thicken to a paste or until you reach desired thickness.
  • Pour mixture in a greased baking dish or serving tray. Flatten top of the mixture. Leave to cool. Refrigerate for 1 hour to set. Sprinkle toasted dessicated coconut on top or latik.

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