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Buko Pie

How to Make Buko Pie

4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Native Delicacies
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 8 servings


For the crust:

  • 2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup corn oil
  • 1 tablespoon water

For the filling:

  • 3 1/3 cup buko young coconut
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cheese grated


How to make buko pie

  • To prepare the crust, combine flour and salt. Blend in oil thoroughly using a fork.
  • Sprinkle with water. Continue "cutting" with a fork until flour mixture forms tiny lumps.
  • Form flour mixture into a ball. Divide dough into 2 equal portions.
  • Roll out to make 2 crusts. Cover bottom of pie pan with one crust. Cut excess.
  • Prick pastry all over with fork. Bake in preheated oven at 450°F for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown

How to make the filling:

  • Combine all ingredients except cheese and cook over low heat.
  • Continue stirring until thick. Pour mixture into pastry-lined pie pan.
  • Top filling with the second crust. Seal ends all around with a fork.
  • Bake at 400 °F until crust turns golden brown. Sprinkle grated cheese on top.
  • Bake for additional 5 minutes. Serves 8.