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Buko (Young Coconut) Pie Recipe


  • 1 fresh young coconut drained with meat removed and chopped
  • 2 12 fluid ounce cansevaporated milk
  • 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Stir the coconut, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, eggs, sugar, and salt together in a bowl; pour into a round 3-quart baking dish. Set the baking dish into a large roasting pan. Pour enough water into the bottom of the roasting pan to fill about halfway up the side of the baking dish. Carefully move to the preheated oven.
  • Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 60 minutes. Allow to cool completely before serving.