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Maja Blanca

How to Make Maja Blanca

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Native Delicacies
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 12 servings


  • 4 cups thin coconut milk
  • 2 cups buko juice
  • 1 cup powdered milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can cream style corn
  • shredded buko meat from 2 coconuts
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk for latik


How to cook maja:

  • In a large casserole put all Maja Blanca ingredients. Simmer over low fire for about 15 minutes.
  • Pour into serving dishes and cool.
  • Heat the thick coconut milk over medium heat.
  • When it starts to boil lower the heat and cook for about 25 minutes stirring constantly.
  • Strain excess oil. Sprinkle over cooled Maja Blanca. Makes 12 portions


  • To make the maja more flavorful, the addition of milk powder was implemented. Believe me this is tastier than the ordinary maja blanca I've tried.