This sweet coconut pudding is a wonderful treat and is usually served during fiestas and holidays, especially Christmas. There are many variations of the recipe because maja blanca can easily be modified with different ingredients. For example squash maja blanca contains calabazas (West Indian pumpkin), whereas maja mais includes sweet corn cream style giving it a pretty yellow colour. There’s also maja ube using ube (purple yam) as a distinct ingredient which gives it a vivid purple-to-bright lavender colour. Our flavourful sweet recipe contains evaporated milk which is typically used in the original maja preparations.