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Maja Blanca

Updated on December 10, 2008

Maja Blanca

What's for dessert? I always remember the tall palm trees along the shore when I was in the Philippines. And those tall palm trees have a hundred and one uses. Not only that, it looks so romantic when its straight body bends on the shore. Others call it palm tree or coconut tree. Boy, as its leaves rush with the hush of the wind it makes me remember home sweet home. And remembering home, food would always come to mind. After dinner would you wonder what's for dessert? Here's an inexpensive and very delicious dessert you can share with your family. It is also very easy to prepare.

Estimated preparation and cooking time: 5-15 minutes

Ingredients:

1/2 cup cornstarch

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

2 cups coconut milk

1/4 cup sweet corn kernels

1/2 cup evaporated milk

1/2 cup grounded roasted peanuts

Cooking Instructions:

1. Mix cornstarch and sugar in a bowl. Add water and stir.

2. Add the sweet corn kernels and evaporated milk to the mixture .

3. Bring coconut milk to a boil in a saucepan. Gradually stir in the cornstarch

mixture. Sift with colander when the cornstarch have not melt well.

4. Stir and boil for 5 minutes or until the starch is cooked.

5. Pour into a buttered cake pan and let cool.

6. When it is cool, turn it upside down and sprinkle some ground roasted

    peanuts.

7. Place in the refrigerator for 5 minutes. Then take it out, and dig in! Enjoy!

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      Michelle Simtoco 8 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      One of our parents bought this delicious maja blanca and she gave extra for the teachers to eat. It was absolutely yummy. Thanks for the reciple. Maybe I'll experiment on this one... :)

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      Michelle Simtoco 8 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Hi, dropping by to answer your question. :) Our school is in banawa. Here is the link to my website: http://www.dynamicmindsph.com Gosh that would be a surprise to have you visit us :)

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      hibiscus_mel 8 years ago from Marlton, New Jersey

      I see, thanks for the info Michelle. I'm Mel and I'm from Lapu-Lapu.

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      Michelle Simtoco 8 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Hi Mel, now I know what to call you. :)

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      hibiscus_mel 8 years ago from Marlton, New Jersey

      Hello Michelle. Thanks for dropping by.;-)

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      delia 8 years ago

      Hi. Mel. Thanks for the recipe, and I do miss you.

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