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Buko Pandan Recipe


How to cook Buko Pandan Recipe.

Buko Pandan Recipe This salad is originated from Bohol Province and became one of the most popular Filipino dessert. It is made from young coconut, pandan leaves that gives a floral fragrance, cream and sweet condensed milk. Often served in birthdays and christmas occasions.

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Buko Pandan Ingredients:

  • 5 pandan leaves, washed
  • 3½ cups water
  • 2 packs unflavoured gelatin powder, green
  • 2 young coconuts, shredded
  • ½ cup Nestle cream
  • ¼ cup condensed milk
  • vanilla ice cream, to garnish (optional)

Buko Pandan Cooking Instructions:

  • Drain the juice from shredded young coconuts and chill until needed.
  • In a sauce pan boil the pandan leaves in 2½ cups water for about 10 minutes to until the water infused with pandan flavors.
  • Strain the pandan water and discard the pandan leaves then pour back in the sauce pan.
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  • Dissolved unflavoured gelatin powder in 1 cup of water and add to the pandan water and bring to boil.
  • Keep on stirring until powder dissolves and simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until liquid becomes clear.
  • Pour into a container and allow to cool and set in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.
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  • Cut pandan jelly into small cubes and put in a bowl together with the shredded coconut.
  • Add the condensed milk and nestle cream mix thoroughly and chill for an hour.
  • Put a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top before serving.


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A delicious Buko Pandan treat . . .

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Buko Pandan with Vanilla Ice Cream on top. . .  sooooo good!!

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Hello, I'm Ping Joven welcome to Pinoy Desserts the home of Filipino Dessert Recipes, I love sweets and I love to share my goodies with my family and friends. I’ve spent so much time in our kitchen even though I don’t have formal cooking education, but I cook and bake a lot. I have a large collection of cookbooks. I love watching Foodnetwork Channel & YouTube cooking videos it helps me develop my skills. To my fellow home cooks and home-bakers we should keep doing what we love and enjoy being creative in the kitchen. I also love taking photos of my food but, I’m not a good photographer, so I just hope and pray that my food will make you hungry, so you won’t notice my bad composition LOL. And lastly, please have mercy on my poor writing skills, English subject has always giving me a headache and as I compose this bio I can feel a migraine starts to kick in LOL. Thanks for visiting, have a nice day and may the blessings chase you today!


  1. Thanks for the procedure.. I must try this one

  2. Even we’re on rainy season i still wanted to eat cold dishes and im craving for a buko pandan, thanks for the recipe

  3. owww,. my wife always prepare this.

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