The Original Buko Pandan Recipe

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  • 6-7 Buko or young coconut grated
  • 2 all purpose cream or whipped cream
  • 1 can (300 ml)condensed milk
  • 5 pandan leaves (washed and cleaned)
  • 1 pouch gulaman powder (jello powder 24 g) or 2 bars green gulaman
  • 3 drops drops green food color for white jello powder only
  • 4 cups of buko juice or water
  • sugar to taste


  1. Soak pandan leaves with 4 cups of buko juice. Bring to a boil for a few minutes. Turn off heat. Remove pandan leaves.
  2. Pour in jello powder and add sugar to sweeten. Stir until dissolved. Stir continuously over medium heat until the mixture is close to a boil. Turn off heat and transfer into a preferred mold or container.
    (if you are using white jello powder, you may add 3 drops of green food color to the mixture).
  3. Place in the fridge for a few minutes, let it cool and until it becomes firm. Cut the jello into cubes. Set aside.
  4. In mixing bowl, mix the grated buko with condensed milk, jello, and all purpose cream. Add some sugar according to taste.

Chill and serve. Enjoy!

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