How to Make Biko (Sticky Rice Cake)

Two Methods:Rice CakeCaramel Topping

Biko is a popular Filipino rice cake made from sticky rice and is usually topped with latik. It is often served during parties and holidays.

Ingredients

Rice Cake

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups glutinous or sticky rice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, at room temperature

Caramel Topping

  • 1/2 cup condensed milk
  • 1 tbsp molasses

Method 1
Rice Cake

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    Mix milk and water in a large pot.
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    Add sticky rice and bring to a boil.
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    Simmer over medium to low heat, stirring constantly to keep the rice from burning.
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    Simmer until the rice is almost dry, around 15 to 20 minutes.
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    Turn the heat off and add brown sugar and butter.
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    Pour the sticky rice into the pan and spread it out evenly.
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    Bake for 20 minutes.
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    Spread the caramel topping evenly and generously on the rice cake.
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    Let it set and cool.
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    Serve the cake cut in squares and sprinkle with latik.
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    Best served with hot coffee.

Method 2
Caramel Topping

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    Mix the condensed milk and molasses in a saucepan.
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    Cook over medium to low heat, stirring constantly until it thickens like jam. Do this for around 30 minutes.

Things You'll Need

  • Large pot
  • Baking pan
  • Saucepan

Article Info

Categories: Cakes