Maja Blanca

Maja Blanca

 Maja Blanca is a Filipino dessert made from coconut milk, cornstarch, and sugar. Often called Coconut Pudding, this luscious dessert is easy to make and the ingredients are very common.


 Pour the coconut milk in a cooking pot and bring to a boil.

Add the sugar, condensed milk, and whole sweet kernel corn then stir until all the ingredients are evenly distributed.

Simmer for 8 minutes

Combine the fresh milk and cornstarch then whisk until the cornstarch is diluted

Pour the fresh milk and cornstarch mixture in the cooking pot and stir thoroughly.

Allow to cook while stirring until the mixture reaches your desired thickness

Pour the mixture in a serving tray then arrange and flatten the top using a flat tool such as a wooden spatula

Allow to cool down then refrigerate for at least 1 hour

Garnish with toasted grated coconut (or latik if available)


  • 4 cups coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 14 ounces condensed milk
  • 3/4 cup fresh milk
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 15 ounces whole sweet kernel corn
  • 5 tbsp toasted grated coconut
Serves 5
45 Minutes

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