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Buko Pandan Salad (Filipino Coconut Pandan Dessert)

Buko pandan salad is a dessert consisting of pandan flavored gelatin and shredded young coconut mixed with cream and sweetened milk. It is very popular in every Filipino party or salu-salo especially during Christmas time.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 300kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • 1 package gelatin , (3.35oz /95 g) pandan flavor
  • 3 frozen shredded young coconut , (16oz/454g) thawed and drained
  • 1 can nestle cream or carnation thick cream
  • ½ cup sweetened condensed milk


  • Cook the gelatin according to packet directions. Pour gelatin mixture into a 9X13 inch dish. Cool to set.
  • Cut the set gelatin into cubes. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine together the young coconut, thick cream and condensed milk. Taste and add more condensed milk, if desired.
  • Add the cubed gelatin into the cream mixture and gently mix. Cover with plastic wrap and chill.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 113mg | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 0.1mg