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delicious and warm binignit
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Vegan Binignit

Binignit is a colorful, creamy, milky and hearty Filipino dessert that is a mix of taro, ube, bananas, sweet potatoes and bright tapioca pearls and sugar - indeed a Filipino dessert that is a favorite snack to many.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 3 -4 servings
Author: Lainey


  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 cups water if you want it soupy, add 1 more cup of water
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup taro cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup ube cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup sweet potato cut into small cubes
  • 5 saba banana thinly chopped
  • ½ cup purple tapioca pearls*
  • ¾ cup sago*
  • ¼ cup rice flour optional


  • In a large pot over medium heat, add coconut milk and cook and continuously stir until it thickens. 
  • Then add 2  cups of water and continuously stir and once it boils, add brown sugar and continue to stir.
  • Once the sugar has melted, add the taro cook for 5 minutes, then add ube and sweet potato for 5 minutes.
  • Add saba banana,  cover and cook for 3 minutes. 
  • Add purple tapioca pearl and sago and cover, cook for 5 mins.
  • Serve and enjoy.


*feel free to use different color of sago or tapioca.
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