Bukayo is a Filipino dessert made from sweetened coconut strips. It is traditionally made by simmering strips of young, gelatinous coconut (buko) in water and sinuklob, which is sugarcanemuscovado sugar melted into a chewy caramel-like consistency. Dryer versions of bukayo with a crumbly texture are known as bocarillo.Bukayo can be eaten on its own, usually rolled into little balls. But they can also be used as garnishing and fillings for other desserts, most notably for pan de coco.
Bukayo is also spelled as bucaio, bucayo, bokayo, bukhayo, or bukayu. During the Spanish rule of the Philippines, it was known as conserua de coco ("coconut preserve") in Spanish.