Bibingka

Ingredients :

  • 2 cups rice flour
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 3 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 can (400 mL) coconut milk
  • 1 banana leaf (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. unsalted butter, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh (or frozen) grated coconut
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Cooking Procedures :

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).  Prepare a lightly greased 8 x 3 in. round baking pan. Alternatively, lined with banana leaf, if using (cut according to the size of the pan); set aside. The banana leaf adds fragrance to the cake when cooked. To make individual cakes, line a 4 in. wide and 2-1/4 in. deep mini pan with 5 in. banana leaf (if using).
  2. In a bowl, place rice flour, brown sugar, baking powder, eggs, melted butter and coconut milk; mix thoroughly.
  3. Pour batter mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour or until browned (a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean).
  4. Place the cake onto a serving platter and put butter slices on top. Sprinkle with grated coconut.
  5. Serves 4 to 6.

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  1. Mia B says:

    I’m spending Christmas with my boyfriend at his parents house. I’m new to eating Filipino food and most of it I like. I just had bibingka for the first time and I love it , it is so delicious that I right away looked up the receipe to see if it was something I could make and yo my surprise it’s gonna be a piece of cake!

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