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Buko Salad in a large clear glass bowl
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4.29 from 7 votes

Buko Salad

Filipino Fruit Salad is the perfect holiday treat! Colorful, creamy and delicious with canned fruit, young coconut, and sweetened cream, this buko salad is sure to a party favorite!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Freezing8 hrs
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories: 287kcal


  • 4 cups young coconut, shredded
  • 1 can (30 ounces) fruit cocktail or tropical fruit mix, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) sweet corn kernels, drained
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) kaong, drained
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) nata de coco, drained
  • 1 cup Eden brand or Velveeta
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can (14 ounces) all-purpose cream


  • In a large bowl, combine young coconut, fruit cocktail, pineapple tidbits, corn kernels, kaong, nata de coco, cheese, condensed milk, and all-purpose cream. Stir gently to distribute.
  • Chill for a few hours or freeze until firm.



If adding fresh fruits such as apples, drizzle with lemon juice to keep from browning.


Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 393mg | Potassium: 368mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 313IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 218mg | Iron: 1mg