Maja Blanca is a popular Filipino dessert made from coconut milk, cornstarch and sweetener. The Maja Blanca recipe is an all-time occasion dessert recipe, best serve when chilled.

This maja blanca recipe is a combination of the basic ingredients, which is the coconut milk, cornstarch and condensed milk as a sweetener added with creamy sweet corn and garnish with peanuts to make it delectable to eat.


Maja Blanca

Maja Blanca Ingredients:

  • 500 grams coconut milk
  • 380 grams sweet corn cream style (in can or in sachet)
  • 400 grams condensed milk
  • 50 grams crushed roasted or fried peanuts
  • ¾ cup of cornstarch diluted in a 1 cup of water.

Note: Sugar is optional. You can add it according to your recipe sweetness preference.

Maja Blanca Cooking Procedures:

  1. Pour the coconut milk into the cooking pan and bring to boil.
  2. Simmer and add the condensed milk and sweet corn. Stir occasionally and boil. Do not cover to prevent from overflowing.
  3. Add the diluted cornstarch and continue to stir for 5-6 minutes or until texture will be creamy. Stirring it will prevent the mixture to stick into the cooking pan.
  4. Take out from the fire. Immediately place in a container while hot.
  5. Garnish with peanuts and let it cool down before covering with aluminium foil or any applicable cover.
  6. Refrigerate the maja blanca before serving.

For more details, please see the Maja Blanca cooking video below:

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16 Responses to Maja Blanca Recipe

  1. Melissa says:

    thanks for sharing this recipe! I’m tempted to try it!
    I’ve linked you btw :)


  2. ritz says:

    ill try this one too…ummmm….

  3. Leah says:

    thanks. its really tasty

  4. mar says:

    Ilan cups po yun coconut milk?

  5. ethel says:

    this recipe is good for how many person

  6. bullet says:

    yummy!it’s good to know the know how’s of our native delicacies.MABUHAY KA.

  7. Ave says:

    Thank you for sharing this one..would love to try this mother in law’s bday…excited much…

  8. Cheryl says:

    Can I use flour instead of cornstarch??thnks

  9. marietta says:

    How many cups is 380grams

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