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Cassava Cake


  • 1 1/4 cups raw grated cassava or Minute tapioca
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Few grains salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Mix cassava or tapioca with milk and egg; let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Cream butter and sugar; add tapioca mixture and coconut to creamed butter and sugar. Mix batter well.
  3. Sift flour, baking powder and salt; add to butter.
  4. Stir in vanilla extract, and turn batter into an oiled and floured 8-inch square cake pan.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for about 40 minutes or until done.
  6. Cut into squares or rectangles.
  7. It is delicious served warm with vanilla ice cream.

Yield: 8 servings

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