The waist-line watchers and health-conscious people, Read!! Cakes are not always calorie-rich or tooth decaying, sometimes they are healthy for the mind-body and spirit. If you think which cake it could be? It’s the traditional Filipino Cassava cake. It is prevalent in the Philippines land where it is served for gatherings and eaten for a Merienda–light meal, taken in the afternoon or brunch. Like all the other cakes, it is moist because of the ingredients of condensed milk, coconut milk and custard layer. The cake gets its name from the leading ingredient Cassava. 

What is Cassava?

Cassava is a vegetable—a tuber, starchy root vegetable like a potato. Cassava roots have an identical shape to sweet potatoes. Leaves of Cassava shrub are edible. 

Nutritional Profile of Cassava

  • It contains plenty of key vitamins and minerals
  • It is an abundant source of Vitamin C, Thiamine, Riboflavin, and Niacin. 
  • As it is rich in resistant starch, it promotes beneficial gut bacteria.

You must be excited to bake Cassava cake at home. Right? Here’s the steamed Cassava cake recipe for you all. Bake and Enjoy!! 

  • Cuisine: Filipino
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes


  • 3 cups of shredded Cassava
  • 1 cup of  coconut milk
  • ½ cup of condensed milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons of melted butter
  • 5 cups of water for steaming

Custard Topping 

  • ½ cup of cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup of coconut milk
  • ½ cup of condensed milk
  • ¼ evaporated milk
  • 2 egg yolk
  • ⅓ teaspoon vanilla extract

Baking Steps

  1. Pour water in a cooking pot and let it boil. 
  2. In a large bowl, mix grated cassava, eggs, butter, coconut milk and condensed milk using a  whisker. 
  3. Pour the batter into the cake pan. 
  4. Bake the cake for 45 minutes
  5. Take it out of the pot and let it cool. 
  6. While the cake is cooling, prepare the topping. Combine condensed milk, coconut milk, evaporated milk egg yolks, and vanilla extract for custard topping. 
  7. Pour it over the cake and garnish with cheddar cheese
  8. Serve, share, and relish. 

If you feel ordering this cake is easier than baking, order cake online and devour its wholesomeness and sweetness.