Buko Salad Recipe

Buko Salad Recipe
Buko Salad or sweet young coconut salad is a dessert dish that makes use of shredded young coconut as the main ingredient. This delicious dessert recipe is a mainstay in every special occasion in the Philippines; it is often served as dessert in town fiestas and birthday parties.
  • 4 cups young coconut buko, shredded
  • 6 ounces sugar palm fruit kaong, drained
  • 12 ounces coconut gel nata de coco, drained
  • 2 cans 15 ounces each fruit cocktail, drained
  • 8 ounces pineapple chunks drained
  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 7 ounces table cream
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine young coconut, kaong, nata de coco, pineapple chunks, and fruit cocktail. Gently stir to distribute the ingredients.
  2. Add sweetened condensed milk and table cream. Mix until all the ingredients are properly distributed.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or place in the freezer for 1 hour.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  5. Serve for dessert.
  6. Share and enjoy!