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It is made with grated manioc root and coconut milk and is very popular at parties and festivals.


  • 1¼ pounds manioc root
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • ¼ cup manioc flour


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Peel the manioc root and grate it on the medium grate.
  3. You should have 2 cups.
  4. Place in a large bowl and pour in the coconut milk beating with a whisk.
  5. Add the eggs, one at a time, sugar, butter, and the manioc flour, mixing well.
  6. butter and flour a 2-quart mold.
  7. Pour batter into mold and bake for 40 – 45 minutes or until a wooden skewer comes out clean.
  8. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes before unmolding.
  9. For a beautiful presentation, drizzle with warm apricot preserves and top with sliced almonds.