Buko Salad Recipe


Ingredients:
4 cups young coconut strips(buko)
2 cans (15oz) fruit cocktail
1 jar(12 oz) Nata de coco
1 can(14 oz) condensed milk
1 pack(7 oz) all-purpose cream
1 small bottle sugar palm fruit(kaong)(optional)
1 can(8 oz) pineapple tidbits(optional)
1/2 cup jackfruit(langka)(optional)
100 grams raisins(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a strainer, drain all the fruits thoroughly for at least 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine all fruits then gently stir.
2. Add condensed milk and all-purporse cream, mix until well blended
3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight. Serve cold.

Buko Pandan Drink

Filipino Style Recipe: Buko Pandan Drink is another refreshing beverage and usually serve during afternoon or summer season. This drink is consists of shredded coconut, pandan gelatin, milk and coconut water then stir with ice.

Ingredients:
1 pack green or pandan flavored gelatin
2-3 drops pandan extract
4 cups coconut water
1 big can evaporated or fresh milk
1 big can condensed milk
1 cup young coconut buko, shredded
5 pieces pandan leaves (optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Prepare gelatin based on package instructions. Let it cool and cut into small cubes. Set aside.
2. Boil pandan leaves in 4 cups water over low heat for 20 minutes or until aroma comes out. Let it cool and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a water pitcher, combine all the ingredients then mix well.
2. Serve with ice cubes. Enjoy!

Buko Tart

Filipino Style Recipe: Buko tart is another popular Filipino delicacy and pasalubong from southern Luzon specially in the province of Laguna . Buko tart is a smaller version of buko pie or custard pie, the filling is made up of coconut meat, coconut juice milk, sugar and cornstarch then mix until well blended. Pour the mixture into a pie crust and cover with top crust then bake until firm and done.

Estimated time of preparation: 15-20 minutes
Estimated time of baking: 60-70 minutes

Ingredients:
Pie Filling:
2 cups coconut meat, shredded
1/2 cup coconut water
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup cornstarch

Pie Crust:
2 cups all purpose flour, sifted
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 teaspoon salt
3-4 tablespoons ice-cold water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a deep pan, combine filling ingredients then simmer and stir in a low heat until thickens. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a mixing bowl, combine flour and salt then mix well.
2. Add butter then mix thoroughly. Gradually pour cold water then mix until well blended.
3. Gather the dough into a ball shape then refrigerate for 30 minutes.
4. In a clean flat surface, place dough in wax paper then flatten using a rolling pin until 1/8 inch thick.

Part 3
1. Cut out a circle shape in a flat dough then arrange and press down in a tartlet or muffin pan.
2. Prick dough with a fork then pour with coconut filling.
3. Place top cover dough over the filling then seal the edges and prick with fork.
4. Bake in a preheated oven over 400 degrees Fahrenheit then bake for 40-50 minutes or until golden brown.

Notes:
1. You may brush the top cover with egg-water mixture before baking to produce a glossy and brown color to the crust.

Buko Pie

Filipino Style Recipe: Buko pie is another popular Filipino delicacy and pasalubong from southern Luzon specially in the province of Laguna . Buko pie is similar to another custard pie, the filling is made up of coconut meat, coconut juice milk, sugar and cornstarch then mix until well blended. Pour the mixture into a pie crust and cover with top crust then bake until firm and done.

Estimated time of preparation: 15-20 minutes
Estimated time of baking: 60-70 minutes

Ingredients:
2 pieces ready made pie crust

Filling:
3/4 cup evaporated or coconut milk
2 cups young coconut meat, sliced
3/4 cup coconut juice
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup cornstarch

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Heat a pan over low heat, combine milk and sugar then stir constantly until sugar is dissolved.
2. Add coconut meat then cook for 2 minutes.
3. Pour coconut juice and cornstarch then stir until well blended and thickens. Remove from heat and set aside.

Part 2
1. Pour the coconut filling on the pie crust
2. Place the top crust over the filling then seal the edges
3. Pre-heat oven over 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes then bake the buko pie for 50 minutes or until golden brown.
4. Remove from oven and let it cool before serving.

Notes:
1. Pie crust is available in grocery stores(frozen section). But if you prefer to do it yourself, here’s the recipe on how to make a pie crust. Please click here

Buko Shake

Filipino Style Recipe: buko shake is another sweet and refreshing beverage. This beverage is made of coconut meat and water, milk, sugar and cubed ice. Best to served during summer season.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes

Ingredients:
1 cup coconut meat, scrape from the husk
1 cup coconut water
1/2 cup evaporated milk
3 tablespoons brown sugar
cube ice

Procedures:
1. In a blender, process coconut meat, coconut water, milk and sugar until blended.
2. Add some ice and blend until smooth then pour into glasses then served cold.

Buko Salad

Filipino Style Recipe: buko salad is another variety of popular Filipino salad that usually served in every occasion specially during Christmas and New Year. The typical buko salad is consist of young coconut strips and various fruits blend in condensed milk, heavy cream and cheese. Refrigerate and serve cold.

Estimated time of preparation: 20-40 minutes(plus chilling time)

Ingredients:
4 cups young coconut strips(buko)
2 cans (15oz) fruit cocktail
1 jar(12 oz) Nata de coco
1 can(14 oz) condensed milk
1 pack(7 oz) all-purpose cream

1 small bottle sugar palm fruit(kaong)(optional)
1 can(8 oz) pineapple tidbits(optional)
1/2 cup jackfruit(langka)(optional)
100 grams raisins(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a strainer, drain all the fruits thoroughly for at least 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix till well blended.
2. Cover and refrigerate for several hours. Served cold.

Buko Pandan

Filipino Style Recipe:buko pandan is another popular Filipino dessert that usually served in any occasion specially during Holidays. It is made of young coconut strips and pandan flavored gelatin mixed with cream and condensed milk.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 10-15 minutes(plus draining time)
Good for  5-8 persons

Ingredients:
2 cups young coconut, shredded into strips
1 pack gulaman(sweetened pandan flavor)
1 pack(250 ml) All-Purpose Cream
1 can(300 ml) condensed milk
1 tablespoon pandan flavoring essence

1 bottle clear nata de coco(optional)
1/2 cup tapioca pearls(sago), cooked(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Prepare gulaman based on package instructions.
2. Cut into small cubes. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a large bowl, combine all purpose cream and condensed milk then mix until well blended.
2. Add gulaman, coconut strips, nata de coco, sago and pandan flavoring essence then mix.
3. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight before serving.