Maíz con hielo

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Mais con yelo
Course Snack
Place of origin Philippines
Main ingredients Shaved ice, corn kernels, sugar, milk
Cookbook: Mais con yelo  Media: Mais con yelo

Maíz con hielo (literally corn with ice in Spanish language, also commonly spelled mais con yelo in Filipino) is a sweet and refreshing snack food in the Philippines.[1]


Maíz con hielo is a mixture of shaved ice, corn kernels, sugar and milk.[1] Usually popular in the summer months,[2] it is a variation of the more renowned halo-halo.[3]


This ice-based dessert is easy to prepare. You will need:

-shaved/crushed ice
-cream corn
-evaporated milk
-vanilla ice cream (optional)

Grab a glass and put shaved ice in it. Pour evaporated milk on top of the ice. Top it with cream corn and sugar. Scoop vanilla ice cream on top, if desired. Mix these ingredients with a spoon and enjoy!


  1. ^ a b "Make 'maiz con hielo' with your kids". 2 May 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Piccio, Belle (20 April 2015). "Summer Recipe: Maiz con Hielo (Pinakanamit!)". Choose Philippines. Retrieved 16 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Philippine Summer Days". Retrieved 16 September 2015.