Bibingka Recipe

Bibingka Recipe

The Filipino cuisine includes lots of native kakanin which are loved by many. One of these is bibingka. Commonly eaten during Christmas season. bibingka is a Philippine rice cake that is made with rice flour and coconut milk or water. Along with puto bumbong, this is commonly eaten in simbang gabi. There are variety of its recipe, depending on the ingredients used. Here we provide you the easier process contrary to the traditional preparation. Still the result is a soft and spongy large flat cake that is slightly charred on both surfaces and infused with that pleasantly unique aroma of the toasted banana leaves. Make it more tastier by adding toppings consist of butter/margarine, sugar, cheese, or grated coconut.


  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup coconut cream, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 75 grams cheese, grated
  • 2 salted eggs, sliced

 Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line 3 (5-inch) round baking pans with wax paper or banana leaves.
  3. In a bowl, combine rice flour, all-purpose flour, and baking powder.
  4. In another bowl, combine water, eggs, sugar, coconut cream, and butter. Mix well.
  5. Slowly pour dry ingredients over wet ingredients, mixing with a rubber spatula until thoroughly combined. Make sure there are no lumps. If lumps do form, strain mixture using a sieve.
  6. Fill prepared pans until three-fourths full. Top with grated cheese and salted egg.
  7. Bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the pan comes out clean.


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