how to cook cassava flan

Cassava Flan

  • Author: alingoday
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Aling Oday’s Cassava Flan is a combination of Cassava Cake and Leche Flan made with grated cassava and coconut milk. Soft and moist with a creamy flan at the bottom, this classic Filipino treat is the ultimate snack or dessert.



For Cassava Cake:
1 pack (1/2 kg) grated Cassava
1/2 big can Evaporated Milk
1/2 can Condensed Milk
3/4 cup (1/2 can) Coconut Milk
1/4 cup grated cheese
1/4 cup melted butter
1 large Egg
1/2 bottle Macapuno (optional)
For Leche Flan:
3 large Eggs
1/2 can big Condensed milk
1/2 can Big Evaporated milk
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup Sugar for Caramel
1/2 cup grated Cheddar Cheese (optional)


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 175C.
  2. Place the grated cassava. Add 1/4 can condensed milk and the rest of the ingredients. Mix it well, make sure no lumps. Set aside.
  3. For the leche flan, caramelize 1/2 cup sugar. Transfer in tin foils. Set aside.
  4. Combine egg yolks, sugar, evaporated milk, condensed milk and vanilla in a bowl. Mix it well using a wire whisk. Transfer the cassava mixture equally divided into 2 tin foils. Pour the flan mixture over the batter, cover the whole thing with foil.
  5. Pre-heat water in steamer pot. Transfer the foils into the steamer pan.
  6. Steam for 45 – 60 minutes depending on the size of your foil.
  7. After steaming, let it cool down completely before transferring in a serving plate. You can garnish with grated cheddar cheese on top. Enjoy!

  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Keywords: cassava flan