How to Make Jackfruit Pastillas

Materials Needed

  • mashed ripe jackfruit, 1 kilo (5 cups)
  • sugar, 300 g (2 & 1/4 cups)
  • butter or margarine, 200 g
  • full cream powdered milk, 1 cup

Utensils Needed

  • rolling pin, frying pan, chopping or kneading board, spatula, kitchen knife, wax paper


  1. Blend or mash ripe jackfruit. Add sugar and milk.
  2. Cook over slow fire. Stir constantly until a smooth mixture is obtained. The mixture should not stick to the sides of the frying pan.
  3. Transfer the cooked mixture over a kneading board covered with wax paper. Cool.
  4. Spread butter and small amount of sugar over the mixture.
  5. Sprinkle small amounts of sugar over the wax paper. Spread the mixture using a rolling pin until it is 1-inch thick.
  6. Make slices of about 4 x 1 cm. Wrap individually.


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