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Macapuno Preserve

How to Make Macapuno Preserve

Macapuno or sometimes called coconut sport is a mutant coconut. It has a very thick soft flesh and instead of coconut water, a thick gelatin-like substance in the center consist the macapuno.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Preserves
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 servings
Calories 233 kcal


  • Macapuno or mutant coconut
  • 2 parts sugar and 1 part water for every 2 cups sugar use 1 cup water


How to make macapuno preserve

  • Cut open the coconut and discard the gel like substance and oily portion.
  • Scrape the meat and blanch in boiling water for 2 minutes.
  • Drain. Cook in enough syrup of two parts sugar and one part water.
  • Cook the macapuno until it gets transparent.
  • Pour while hot in 12-ounces preserving jars.
  • Half-seal and sterilize jars for 25 minutes in boiling water.
  • Seal completely.
Keyword macapuno preserve