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Cassava cake recipe

Cassava cake recipe

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This cake is easy to make and a great cassava root recipe - especially for those adventurous cooks who want to try baking with cassava!

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IngredientsServes: 10

  • 400g grated, peeled cassava root
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 (170g) tins evaporated milk
  • 1 (397g) tin condensed sweetened milk
  • 1 (400g) tin coconut milk

MethodPrep:10min ›Cook:1hr ›Extra time:3hr chilling › Ready in:4hr10min

  1. Preheat an oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Stir the cassava root, eggs, evaporated milk, condensed sweetened milk and coconut milk together in a bowl until thoroughly combined; pour into a baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour. Switch the oven's grill on and bake under the grill until the top of the cake is browned, 2 to 3 minutes. Cool completely in fridge before serving.

Cassava root

Find cassava root at African or Caribbean shops and markets.

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by ajaderecio

For all the first time makers, let me tell you... the more cassava added, the thicker the cake. The less, it will be more softer and fluffy more custard like. 4 cups make a thick cake. 2 cups will make it really fluffy. When grating fresh cassava, one pound will yield about 1.5 cups and the grated product will have a mushy consistency. I added 1/2 cup of dried sweetened coconut flakes. It is better to add jarred macapuno strings, or fresh coconut. It is also better to reserve a couple tablespoons of condensed milk and coconut milk to add as a topping at the last 15 minutes of baking. Thanks so much for the formula my friend. Very delish.-09 Sep 2011


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