Puto (Steamed Rice Cake) Recipe


  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Oil for brushing pans
  • Cheese, sliced into small pieces (optional)

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Wash rice and soak in water for at least 5 hours; add the cooked rice.
  2. Pour the soaked rice in the blender and add some water used for soaking until it reaches the level of the rice. Blend for 1 1/2 minutes only.
  3. Pour into a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients; mix until smooth. Strain mixture into another bowl.
  4. Brush muffin pans with oil then pour about 2 tablespoons of batter into each muffin well. Place muffin pan in a steamer and steam over high heat for about 15 minutes. Make sure that you don’t open the steamer during the cooking process.

Source : Home Cooking & Baking