Cassava is an edible tuberous starchy root, high in carbohydrates. It’s sweet, and nutty textured root. Cassava root is very rich in starch and contains significant amounts of calcium, dietary fiber, iron, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin B6 and vitamin C. Here is another value added recipe from cassava.

Casssava Pinipig Cookies


Cassava Pinipig Cookies

3 cups cassava flour
3 cups fried pinipig
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla (optional)
1 cup margarine
1 cup sugar
3 pcs eggs

Sift cassava flour and baking powder. Mix with pinipig. Cream margarine and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Continue creaming until all eggs have been added. Add flour mixture and mix well. Add vanilla. Drop by teaspoon on greased cookie sheets. Bake until brown at 177oC (350oF).

Source: Department of Agriculture – Agriculture and Fisheries Information Service (AFIS), Agri-Pinoy Corn Program and the Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center (PhilRootCrops).

For more information, Contact:

Agri-Pinoy Corn Program
Department of Agriculture
Diliman, Quezon City
Telefax No. (02) 926-5691
Telephone No. (02)928-8741 local 2405

Philippine Root Crop Research and Training Center
Visayas State University, Visca, Baybay City
Telefax No. (053) 335-2626
Telephone No. (053) 563-7229