Biyaki is a type of kakanin prepared with cassava, coconut milk, sugar and corn wrapped in banana leaf then steamed, almost similar to the cassava suman but instead of macapuno or lack thereof, corn is used giving it and interesting texture and flavour.

Biyaki [Vegan]


Cooking Time




  • 2 cups grated cassava
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • banana leaves


  1. In a bowl combine all ingredients together apart from the banana leaves, mix it well.
  2. Prepare the banana leaves and cut it into 30 x 30 cm pieces, lay them down in a flat surface and place 4 tablespoons of the mixture on each leaf. Fold the banana leaf to secure the mixture inside, suggested size is 10 x 6 cm rectangle
  3. Prepare a steamer, then place all the Biyaki on the steamer, steam for 30 minutes or until the Biyaki is firm.
  4. Remove from steamer, let it cool before serving.