Biko Kakanin is a sweet rice cake from the Philippines. It is made of coconut milk, brown sugar, and glutinous rice. It is generally finished off with latik. It is a sort of kalamay dish and is arranged likewise, aside from the rice grains are not ground into a paste.
Biko Kakanin Recipe
- 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!