Rice balls with coconut milk

Rice Balls With Coconut Milk
(ginataang bilo-bilo)
A great Filipino dessert recipe to try !
  • 1 cup glutinous rice flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cups coconut milk, diluted with ½ cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups large pearl tapioca
  • 1 ½ cups coconut cream
  • langka, cut into strips

1. Blend flour and water blend them into dough. Shape into balls measuring ¼ inch in diameter.
2. In a large pot, bring coconut milk, sugar, and tapioca to a boil. When tapioca turns transparent in color, add the rice balls.
3. Add remaining pure coconut milk when the rice balls are soft and firm. Boil for 5 more minutes. The Filipino desert recipe of rice balls is ready to serve...enjoy the dessert !

Sweetened Banana Plantain

Sweetened Banana Plantain
(Minatamis na saging)
A great Filipino dessert recipe to try !
Filipino Dessert Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ripe plantains cut lengthwise into 1/8-inch-thick slices (sliced sweet potatoes may be substituted)
  • 8 ounces sweet butter sherry
Filipino Dessert Recipe Instructions :
1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, water and salt until a thick syrup forms. Simmer.
2. Add plantain slices and butter to the syrup and continue simmering for 15 minutes.
3. Lace each individual serving with a tablespoon of sherry and the Filipino dessert recipe is ready to serve at once...enjoy it !

Filipino Dessert-Ube kalamay

Filipino Dessert-Ube kalamay
(sweet ube jam) recipe
A nice Filipino dessert recipe to try 1
  • 2 packs frozen ube
  • 1 box sweet rice flour or mochiko
  • banana leaves
  • 4 cups white sugar
  • 2 cans coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • latik (cook coconut milk slowly until all oil is extracted and residue or latik is formed)
1. Thaw frozen ube.
2. Make latik in a separate pot.
3. Wilt each banana leaf then brush with coconut oil.
4. In large wok, mix thawed ube with coconut milk, rice flour, sugar, vanilla and a little coconut oil.
5. Stir while cooking. Add more coconut oil by tablespoonfuls if needed to prevent sticking.
6. Keep stirring until mixture is very thick. Put in pan lined with wilted banana leaves.
7. Flatten batter by hand using a piece of oiled banana leaf.
8. If you don’t feel like stirring for a long time, you may put slightly thickened mixture in baking pan and bake in 350°F oven 15 to 20 minutes.
9. Cool and score prepared ube in diagonal shapes and put latik on top. The Filipino dessert recipe of Ube is ready to serve...enjoy it !


Chicharon or pork cracklings recipe
A nice Filipino dessert recipe to try !
  • 2 pounds pork rind, cut into 1-inch square
  • 1 cup vegetable or corn oil
  • Patis or salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 3 cups of water
Dipping sauce:
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 cloves crushed garlic
1. In a deep pot, boil cut pork rind in water and salt for 30 minutes.
2. On an oven pan, spread the cooked pork rind and bake at 300F for 3 hours
3. Set aside and allow tocool.
4. In a skillet, deep fry pork rinds in hot oil over high heat until they puff up.
Dipping sauce
1. Combine all ingredients and mix well. The Filipino dessert recipe of chicharon is ready to serve...enjoy it !

Pancit Luglug

Pancit Luglug or Filipino dessert recipe of rice noodles in shrimp sauce recipe

  • Corn oil
  • Garlic, minced finely
  • 1 cup bean curd (tofu) diced
  • ½ cup lean pork, diced
  • ½ cup squid cut into rings
  • 1 cup shelled oysters
  • 2 to 3 cup shelled whole medium sized shrimps w/o the head
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 pound rice noodles (bihon)

  • cooking oil
  • finely minced garlic
  • finely minced onion
  • annatto liquid (around 2 tbsp) -bottled or from soaked annatto seeds
  • lots of garlic toasted but not burned - set aside
  • 2 tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 1 cup tofu - mashed into tiny pieces
  • 1 cup pork cracklings (chicharon) - pound to powdery consistency
  • -1/2 c. smoked flaked fish (tinapa)
  • -1/2 c. minced scallions
  • 1 cup shrimp juice **

** Prepare the shrimp juice by pureeing shrimp heads in a food processor or pounding them using an almires or mortar and pestle. Add 1/2 cup of water to the puree, mix, mash and strain. To save yourself from the process of shrimp juice pureeing, purchase ready-made sauces or any shrimp bisque.

1. Heat oil and saute garlic until brown.
2. Add bean curd, pork, oysters and squid. Set aside.
3. In the same skillet, leave remaining oil and cook the sauce,
4. Heat the oil. Saute garlic and onion.
5. Add anatto water.
6. Dissolve the cornstarch in the shrimp juice and add to the mixture.
7. Add the bean curd and simmer over moderate heat stirring continuously until thick.
8. Season with fish sauce and pepper- and set aside.
9. Meanwhile, soak the noodles in hot water for about 5 minutes until soft.
10. Drain noodles well and transfer into a serving platter
11. Pour the sauce over the noodles.
12. Garnish with pork cracklings, fish flakes and scallions
13. Sprinkle toasted garlic flakes and top with hardboiled eggs cut into rounds.
14. Serve hot with lemon slices and fish sauce on the side.
The Filipino dessert recipe is ready to serve....nice !

Mamon or yellow sponge cake recipe

Mamon or yellow sponge cake recipe

A great Filipino dessert recipe to try !
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 8 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1/3 cup melted Butter
  • 1/3 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup sugar

1. Beat in a mixer at high speed until thick: 8 egg yolks (at room temperature), 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/3 cup water.
2. When sugar granules are well blended in the mixture. At low speed, add 1 tbsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1-3/4 cup sifted cake flour, 1/3 cup melted butter (cooled down), 1/4 tsp. orange extract, and 1/4 tsp. lemon extract.
3. In a separate bowl, beat 8 eggwhites with 1 tsp. of cream of tartar at high speed. Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar and beat until stiff for about 4 minutes.
4. Fold in the yolk mixture into the whites.
5. Grease 14 big mamon molds or 20 small molds with softened or melted butter on all sides.
6. Pour the mamon mixture into the greased molds until 3/4 full.
7. Bake mamon at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 to 15 minutes.
8. When done, brush the mamon with softened butter or grated cheese and roll in a plate of sugar. The Filipino dessert recipe is ready to serve...nice !

Pianono Dessert recipe (Filipino jelly roll)

Pianono Dessert recipe (Filipino jelly roll)
...a nice filipino dessert recipe to try !

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup ground unsalted almonds
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 12-ounce can condensed milk
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla confectioner’s sugar
Instructions :
1. Line a 10-by-15-inch jelly-roll pan with foil. Preheat oven to 375F.
2. Melt butter and pour into foiled pan. Mix nuts and coconut flakes and sprinkle evenly in pan. Drizzle with condensed milk.
3. Sift together flour, cocoa, salt, baking soda and sugar.
4. Beat egg yolks in bowl until fluffy.
5. Blend sifted dry ingredients, water and vanilla and beat for another minute.
6. Beat egg whites separately until stiff and fold into mixture.
7. Pour into pan and bake for 20 minutes or until cake is done. Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar. Transfer to a cookie sheet, roll in jelly-roll fashion and wrap with a towel to set until cool.
8. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with more confectioner’s sugar.
9. The Filipino dessert recipe is ready to serve....enjoy !