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Biko is a sweet rice cake from the Philippines. It is made of coconut milk, brown sugar, and glutinous rice. It is usually topped with latik. It is a type of kalamay dish and is prepared similarly, except the rice grains are not ground into a paste.

Biko Recipe


  • 1 kg. glutinous rice
  • 500 ml coconut milk
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt


  1. Pour the coconut milk in a large pan.
  2. Let it boil for 20 minutes. If you want to have a “latik” (precipitate forms into a dark brown color) toppings,
    continue boiling until coconut oil comes out and the latik is formed.
  3. Turn off the heat and remove the latik by using a strainer.
  4. Under low heat/fire pour the glutinous or malagkit rice in a pan with coconut oil/milk and mix thoroughly or until it becomes sticky. Put in a flat container and ready to serve.
  5. Share and enjoy!

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