Cassava Cake

Recipe courtesy of the Learning Kitchen at UW Health at The American Center.

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  • 2 pounds grated cassava
  • 14 oz can evaporated milk
  • 12 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 12 oz jar Makapuno coconut strings


  • 13 ox can coconut milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese



Pre-heat oven at 400 degrees and spray 9x13 baking pan with non-stick spray. Mix Together cake ingredients until smooth. 


Pour cake mix into pan and bake for 35-45 minutes or until the top is firm and set.


Mix together topping ingredients in a small sauce pan and simmer for 2 minutes.


Pour topping onto cake and bake another 15 minutes or until golden brown.


Let the Cassava Cake cool down for 30 minutes or longer before slicing and serving.  The consistency of this cake will be similar to a dense, rich flan (or custard) and can be eaten warm or chilled.


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