Ingredients

  • 380 g glutinous rice (soaked overnight and drain)

  • 350 ml coconut milk

  • 260 g brown sugar

  • 20 g unsalted butter

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • 360 ml water

Recipe Courtesy of Asian Food Network

Biko

Often eaten as a dessert or afternoon snack, this sweet and sticky Filipino delight with will be the perfect treat for you!
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
No Nuts
No Nuts
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
No Nuts
No Nuts
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
  • Easy
  • 20 min
  • 105 min
  • 15 min
  • 3 steps
  • 6 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 3 steps
  • 6 Ingredients
  • 20 min
  • 105 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Cook glutinous rice in coconut milk and water

    • In a jug, mix 50 ml coconut milk and 360 ml water.
    • Pour diluted coconut milk into a pot on medium heat and bring to a simmer for 2 minutes.
    • Add glutinous rice to the pot and let it cook for 5 minutes.
    Cook glutinous rice in coconut milk and water

  2. Make latik and brown sugar mixture

    • In a separate pot on medium heat, simmer 150 ml coconut milk for 30 minutes until it is brown and crumbly. Drain on paper towel-lined plate and set aside.
    • In another separate pot, mix 150 ml coconut milk and brown sugar. Bring to a boil and mix until sugar melts.
    • Preheat oven to 140°C.

    | Latik is formed by reducing coconut milk until it forms crispy coconut curds

    Make latik and brown sugar mixture

  3. Pour glutinous rice and brown sugar mixture into cake pan and bake

    • In a 10 inch round cake pan, pour in glutinous rice and pour over brown sugar mixture over the glutinous rice.
    • Let it bake in the oven for 1 hour. 

Garnish and Serve!

Once cooked, let it cool for 10 minutes before slicing into cubes.. Transfer biko into serving plate or dish and top it off with latik. Serve at room temperature.

Garnish and Serve!

Reviews

We use cookies to enhance your experience, for analytics and to show you offers tailored to your interests on our site and third party sites. For more information, please refer to our Cookie Policy.

By clicking "Accept", you agree to our use of cookies and similar technologies.