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Buko Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Buko salad is a deliciously refreshing traditional Filipino dessert that is prepared with young coconut (buko), fruits, cream, condensed milk, as well as nata de coco and palm fruit.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Asian, Filipino, Vegetarian
Servings: 8 people
Author: Mike Benayoun
  • 4 cups young coconut (buko), grated
  • 6 oz. sugar palm fruit (kaong), drained
  • 12 oz. coconut gel (nata de coco), drained
  • 2 (14 oz) cans fruit cocktail , drained
  • 8 oz. pineapple chunks , drained
  • 14 oz. condensed milk
  • 7 oz. table cream
  1. In a bowl, combine the young coconut, kaong nata de coco, pineapple chunks and fruit cocktail. Stir gently.
  2. Add the sweetened condensed milk and light cream. Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl.