Peche Peche

During the South Arm Older Adults Cooking Club Christmas theme cooking session, we shared our favourite recipes instead of gifts.


Peche Peche is a recipe shared by Doleres. It is a Filipino dessert. It is similar to a Malaysian dessert called Onde-Onde but using cassava instead of glutinous rice flour.

I made this for a Christmas/New Year gathering.


  • 1 package of grated cassava (1 pound)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pandan extract
  • unsweetened shredded coconut for coating (about 100g)


Source: this recipe is adapted from Doleres recipe. Doleres, thank you for sharing.


0053-300x200Combine milk and pandan extract in a microwavable bowl. Add grated cassava and sugar.Stir to combine, make sure there is no lump of cassava.
0085-300x200Microwave for 5 minutes.
0103-300x200Stir and microwave for another 5 minutes. The batter will be sticky.
0124-300x200Place shredded coconut in a plate. I used a 4 cm diameter ice-cream scoop to scoop the cassava mixture into the plate of grated coconut. Roll the cassava ball to coat with the grated coconut.
0132-300x200You may use other food coloring if you desired. You can substitute the pandan extract with vanilla extract. You can substitute milk with soy milk or even water.

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