Mauritian Recipes

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Poudine Manioc (Cassava Cake) Recipe

Recipe Overview

Cassava Cake is the name of the gelatinous dessert or snack coated with dry coconut powder. It can be served as a dessert, a snack or simply whenever you feel you need some.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 500g Cassava (Manioc)
  • 200ml semi skimmed milk
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • Vanilla essence
  • Butter for greasing mould
  • Coconut powder for coating


  • Peel and wash cassava
  • Grate Cassava finely as shown in video
  • Insert grated cassava into blender adding 200 ml of liquid milk and blend
  • Add sugar and vanilla essence to the blended cassava and mix well
  • Grease cooking mold (Use specific mold designated for your oven or microwave)
  • Pour mixture into mold and cook in Bain Marie for 30 minutes and 225°
  • Allow to cool, cut and grate with dry coconut powder


Source: eMauritius