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.
- 1 kg. glutinous rice
- 500 ml coconut milk
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp. salt
- Pour the coconut milk in a large pan.
- 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.
- Turn off the heat and remove the latik by using a strainer.
- 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.
- Share and enjoy!
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