Cassava Cake

10 minutes
to prep

45-60 minutes
to cook

9 servings

About this Recipe

Cassava Cake is a classic Filipinx dessert made from grated cassava. This classic Filipinx treat is the perfect snack or dessert.

Recipe by: Norma Gan
Photos by: Jennifer Love



  • 1½ cans coconut milk
  • 1 mashed ripe banana
  • 1 package of shredded cassava (defrosted)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract (optional)

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1

Mix all ingredients in bowl or mixer.

Step 2

Line a square baking dish (8×8 or 9×9) with fresh banana leaves.

Step 3

Fill it with the cassava mixture.

Step 4

Bake it at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Step 5

Let cool before cutting and serving