Maja Blanca

Maja Blanca

Also known as coconut pudding, maja blanca is a Filipino dessert made from coconut milk, starch and sugar that is usually served during town festivals and special holidays.

Obviously, maja blanca is an adapted version of a traditional Spanish dessert manjar blanco, which is similar to desserts such as blancmange, meaning “white delicacy.”

Its traditional preparation is relatively easy – just coconut milk, cornstarch and sugar. Agar (gulaman in Filipino) can be another substitute for cornstarch. Read more