Maja Blanca by MyNutriCounter

Maja Blanca

Maja Blanca

This sweet coconut pudding is a wonderful treat. The recipe gets its roots in the Philippines and is traditionally served on the holidays and special occasions. Coconut milk provides you with a healthy amount of Vitamins C, E, and B. It has minerals that will promote healthy teeth and the creation of red blood cells. Don’t be concerned about the condensed milk. As long as it is enjoyed in moderation you should be ok and unsweetened versions are available. Condensed milk does offer some health benefits like calcium, potassium, and Vitamin A. So go ahead and enjoy this recipe at your next special occasion.

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  • Serves

    12 - 18

  • Prep

    2 hrs

  • Cook

    10 mins

  • Total Time

    2 hrs 10 mins

  • Dietary

    GF, VEG


  • 400ml/13.5fl oz coconut milk
  • 1 can (354 ml/12fl oz) evaporated milk
  • 1 can (300ml/10fl oz) condensed milk
  • 150g/5.25oz sweet corn kernels
  • 120g/4.25oz cornstarch
  • 200ml/6.75fl oz water
  • 15ml/0.5fl oz coconut oil


  1. Combine coconut milk, evaporated milk, and condensed milk in a pot. Simmer for 5 minutes over low heat, stirring continuously.
  2. Dissolve cornstarch in water.
  3. Add the corn and cornstarch slurry into the pot and stir until thick. About 2-3 minutes.
  4. Brush a baking dish lightly with coconut oil.
  5. Pour the maja blanca mixture into the baking dish.
  6. Leave for about an hour at room temperature.
  7. Chill for 1-2 hours before serving.
  8. Slice and top optionally with toasted coconut shavings.

Desserts, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Recipes, Snack, Vegetarian

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