Filipino Puto is a steamed rice cake that traditionally can be eaten with fresh grated coconut or butter. All Filipino’s grew up with this delicious commonly round shaped merienda. It is commonly served during parties, festivals and sometimes eaten for breakfast.
Ingredients needed to cook Filipino Puto Recipe:
- two cups flour or rice flour
- two tablespoons of baking powder
- one egg beaten
- half cup evaporated milk
- three tablespoons of butter or softened margarine
- one cup granulated sugar
- one and a half cup of water
Cooking procedure for Filipino Puto Recipe:
Put the flour, baking powder and sugar in a bowl and mix all ingredients together. When it’s properly mixed add the egg, evaporated milk, melted butter and water and keep mixing it until it’s smooth. Put the mixture into a mold and into a steamer for about 20 minutes without opening the steamer. The Puto will be done but if you prefer to add some toppings it’s possible to put it now and let it steam for another 3 minutes. After 3 minutes you can remove the Puto from the molds and let it cool down. You are now done with making Puto and it’s ready to be served.