Ice buko
Alternative namesCoconut popsicle, ice buko salad, buko salad ice candy, buko ice candy
Place of originPhilippines
Main ingredientsCondensed milk, young coconut strips, coconut water

Ice buko, also known as buko ice candy or coconut popsicle, is a Filipino frozen dessert made from condensed milk, young coconut (buko) strips, and coconut water. It is basically a frozen version of the buko salad. They can be sold on popsicle sticks or in plastic bags as ice candy. They commonly include other ingredients like peanuts, pinipig (toasted young rice), macapuno, pandan leaf extracts, various fruits, or sweetened mung beans (or adzuki beans).[1][2][3] They are popular desserts during the summer and are commonly sold by sari-sari stores and sorbeteros.[3][4][5]

See also


  1. ^ Liwag, Lina. ""Ice Buko" (Coconut Popsicle)". Fresh n Crunchy. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Buko Ice Candy". Kawaling Pinoy Tasty Recipes. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Coconut Popsicles (Filipino Ice Buko)". The Unlikely Baker. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Bulacan takes pride in Negosyo". PhilStar Global. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  5. ^ Joven, Eduardo. "Special Buko Ice Candy: A Pinoy Favorite Summer Dessert". ChoosePhilippines. Retrieved 23 April 2019.