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Cassava Suman with Macapuno 1

Cassava Suman with Macapuno

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Cassava Suman with Macapuno is a type of Filipino rice cake made with grated cassava/tapioca with coconut cream and sweet young coconut wrapped in banana leaf and steamed.


  • 500 g grated cassava
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 packed cup macapuno
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • banana leaves


  1. In a bowl combine all ingredients together apart from the banana leaves, mix it well.
  2. Prepare the banana leaves and cut it into 30 x 15 cm pieces, lay them down in a flat surface and place 2 tablespoons of the mixture on each leaf on the longest side. Roll the banana leaf like a spring roll then fold both ends. Length of each suman would be around 12 cm.
  3. Prepare a steamer, then place all the suman on the steamer, steam for 30 minutes or until the suman is firm.
  4. Remove from steamer, let it cool before serving.