Easy to make maja blanca recipes!

Maja blanca is a Filipino dessert, can be eaten as a snack during merienda time. It is soft, creamy and pudding-like food that can be enjoyed with any drinks, but for me I prefer to pair it with coffee or chocolate drink.

This is one of my favorite snack or dessert, that’s why I am so eager to learn how to make it on my own, so that anytime if I crave for it, I will be able to make it easily. So with trial and error, I successfully made some easy to make recipes of maja blanca.

I like the texture, softness and sweetness of this recipes. That’s why I would like to share it with you. Cooking time is about 10 to 15 minutes. Below are the recipes!

Cheesy corn kernel maja blanca


  • 2 cups of coconut milk (I used here 2 sachets of milk powder dissolved to 2 cups of hot water).
  • 1/2 cup of corn kernel
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup of cornstarch
  • Grated cheese


  • Wash hands before cooking to eliminate germs and to make the food clean and safe to eat.
  • Prepare all your needed materials and ingredients.
  • Pour the coconut milk into the pot to a low medium heat, when the coconut milk starts to boil you can now add the sugar.
  • Pour the corn kernel then stir.
  • Dissolve the cornstarch to the evaporated milk.
  • Pour the mixture into the pot, while continuosly stirring it until the desired texture is achieved.
  • Put in the molding pan and let it cool and settle before serving.
  • Sprinkle with grated cheese!

Get to try also this other maja blanca recipes!

Maja blanca con crushed peanuts

For this recipe, I didn’t use corn kernels, cheese and white sugar, instead I used brown sugar and crushed peanuts for the toppings. The procedure is just the same.


  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk (I used here 1 sachet of coconut milk powder dissolved to 1 cup of hot water).
  • 1cup evaporated milk
  • Crushed peanuts for toppings

If you like the taste of pure and thick coconut milk, you can try this recipe instead!

Pure coconut milk maja blanca


  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 3 cups pure coconut milk (natural coconut milk)
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • Grated cheese for toppings

Thank you and hope you like the recipes.

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