Enyucado (Cassava Cake)

Enyucado (Cassava Cake) | Colombian Dessert

Recipe ► Cassava Cake (Enyucado) with Cassava + Coconut + Cheese

Enyucado (Cassava Cake) How to make enyucado (cassava cake) and make it delicious? Here you have the enyucado recipe, one dessert of our Colombian Gastronomy.

The enyucado (cassava cake) is a traditional dessert of Colombia, more specifically from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It is a cake made from cassava, coconut, sugar, butter, and anise, a pinch of salt and cotija cheese, here in the States; in Colombia we use “queso costeño” or cheese from the Caribbean Coast.

People ask me about very typical Colombian food and this is one of those recipes of my own Caribbean coast that brings back some fond memories of my childhood. I remember my mom coming from her weekly grocery shopping and bringing to us, her 6 children, a portion of enyucado (cassava cake) and if we were not careful with your piece, one of our siblings will ate yours!

For those who have asked me about a typical Colombian cuisine dessert, here is my version of enyucado (cassava cake), easy to make and very delicious. I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I do.

Ingredients to Prepare Enyucado (Cassava Cake)

3 cups grated cassava

1 ½ cup cotija cheese

1 cup sugar

1 tablespoon butter, melted

3/4 cup shredded coconut

1 cup coconut milk

1 teaspoon anise

 

Enyucado (Cassava Cake)
Ingredients to Prepare Enyucado (Cassava Cake)

How to Cook Enyucado (Cassava Cake) Step By Step?

PREHEAT oven to 350 °

GRATE cheese

PLACE all ingredients in a large bowl, grated cassava, cheese, sugar, melted butter, grated coconut and coconut milk.

MIX all ingredients well so the flavors are blended.

ADD the anise but first, rub it between your hands to release all its flavor and aroma.

TRANSFER mixture into a 9×14 baking pan previously buttered.

BAKE for about 45-50 minutes until is golden in color.

TAKE out of the oven.

LET it cool completely.

CUT into squares or into diamond shape to make it more attractive and serve.

Enyucado (Cassava Cake)
PLACE all ingredients in a large bowl, grated cassava, cheese, sugar, melted butter, grated coconut and coconut milk.
Enyucado (Cassava Cake)
ADD the anise but first, rub it between your hands to release all its flavor and aroma.
Enyucado (Cassava Cake)
TRANSFER mixture into a 9×14 baking pan previously buttered.

Tips Enyucado (Cassava Cake)

Adding the coconut is an option, but I think that coconut gives it that distinct flavor. If you skip the coconut, the consistency will be like a softer cake.

How to serve and accompany enyucado (cassava cake)?

If you have guests for dinner of lunch do not hesitate to prepare this dessert so exotic of our cuisine and you can add a scoop of coconut or vanilla ice cream.

And you, do you have a recipe for enyucado (cassava cake)? Do you have some tips or tricks to prepare enyucado (cassava cake) you’d like to share?

How do you decide what to cook each day? I would love for you to share a comment about this particular recipe, and also tell me a little bit about what frustrates you the most when you are ready to prepare a meal. I personally am responding to all the questions and comments as my objective with this blog is to help someone like you to be successful in the kitchen

Just like I hope I did with this easy and delicious Enyucado (cassava cake)!

Enyucado (Cassava Cake)
CUT into squares or into diamond shape to make it more attractive and serve.

Enyucado (Cassava Cake) | Colombian Dessert
 
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How to make enyucado (cassava cake) and make it delicious? Here you have the enyucado recipe, one dessert of our Colombian Gastronomy. The enyucado (cassava cake) is a traditional dessert of Colombia, more specifically from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It is a cake made from cassava, coconut, sugar, butter, and anise, a pinch of salt and cotija cheese, here in the States; in Colombia we use “queso costeño” or cheese from the Caribbean Coast. People ask me about very typical Colombian food and this is one of those recipes of my own Caribbean coast that brings back some fond memories of my childhood. I remember my mom coming from her weekly grocery shopping and bringing to us, her 6 children, a portion of enyucado (cassava cake) and if we were not careful with your piece, one of our siblings will ate yours! For those who have asked me about a typical Colombian cuisine dessert, here is my version of enyucado (cassava cake), easy to make and very delicious. I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I do.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Colombian
Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • 3 cups grated cassava
  • 1 ½ cup cotija cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • ¾ cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon anise
Instructions
  1. PREHEAT oven to 350 °
  2. GRATE cheese
  3. PLACE all ingredients in a large bowl, grated cassava, cheese, sugar, melted butter, grated coconut and coconut milk.
  4. MIX all ingredients well so the flavors are blended.
  5. ADD the anise but first, rub it between your hands to release all its flavor and aroma.
  6. TRANSFER mixture into a 9x14 baking pan previously buttered.
  7. BAKE for about 45-50 minutes until is golden in color.
  8. TAKE out of the oven.
  9. LET it cool completely.
  10. CUT into squares or into diamond shape to make it more attractive and serve.

Esta receta también está disponible en español = This recipe is also available in Spanish: Enyucado

Bon appetit! 

¡Buen provecho!

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