Sweet Macaroni Salad is one of the most famous salads in the Philippines.  It is often served in birthdays, Christmas, New Year and other special and festive occasions.

Just like other popular Filipino desserts, this salad has a mix of sweet and a savory flavor which comes from the cheese.

Ingredients

  • Uncooked elbow macaroni
  • Fruit cocktail
  • Condensed Milk
  • All-purpose cream
  • Mayonnaise
  • Cheese
  • Raisins
  • Nata de Coco or Coconut gel
  • Kaong (Palm fruit gel)

How to Make Sweet Macaroni Salad

This recipe is popular for a reason.  It is just easy to whip up.  You can just do it in 20 minutes or less.

Begin with the elbow macaroni.  Cook the macaroni pasta based on the package instructions and set aside.

Drain the fruit cocktail, coconut get, and palm fruit gel from the syrup and set aside.

In a mixing bowl, mix together the condensed milk, all-purpose cream and mayonnaise.  Then add the fruit cocktail, coconut gel, palm fruit gel, raisins and cheese.  Leave some for garnish. Mix well.  Put the cooked elbow macaroni and mix everything together.  Adjust taste to your liking.  Serve chilled.

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Sweet Macaroni Salad

Sweet Macaroni Salad is one of the most famous salads in the Philippines.  It is often served in birthdays, Christmas, New Year and other special and festive occasions.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Filipino Style Macaroni Salad, Mom Food Blog, Sweet Macaroni Salad
Servings: 4 people
Cost: $8

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowl

Ingredients

  • 5 cups Uncooked Elbow macaroni
  • 2 cups Fruit cocktail drained
  • 1 cup Condensed milk
  • 2 cups All-purpose cream
  • 2 cups Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Cheddad cheese diced
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 1 cup Coconut gel (nata de coco)
  • 1 cup Palm Fruit gel (kaong)

Instructions

  • Cook the macaroni pasta based on the package instructions and set aside.
  • Drain the fruit cocktail, coconut get, and palm fruit gel from the syrup and set aside.
  • Mix together the condensed milk, all-purpose cream and mayonnaise in a big mixing bowl.
  • Add the fruit cocktail, coconut gel, palm fruit gel, raisins and cheese to the mixture. Mix well. 
  • Put the cooked elbow macaroni and mix everything together.  Adjust taste to your liking.  Serve chilled.

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