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Monday, January 17, 2011

Buttered Puto

Buttered Puto is a variation of the famous steamed rice cake, Puto. This steamed mini cakes are usually eaten as dessert but most prefer to have them during breakfast (with hot coffee or chocolate) or mid-afternoon snack (usually eaten with dinuguan or blood stew).

Try this delicious Buttered Puto recipe from Panlasang Pinoy.

4 cups flour, sifted
2 cups sugar, sifted
2 1/2 tbsp baking powder
1 cup evaporated milk
2 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 piece egg, raw
small slices of cheese
4 cups water (for steaming)

Cooking Procedure:
1. In a mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients starting from the flour, sugar,and baking powder then mix well.
2. Add the butter, evaporated milk, egg, water and pandan essence (dissolve the pandan essence in water) then mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
3. Pour the mixture in individual molds
4. If you are using non-quickmelt Filipino brand cheese, You may put the cheese on top of the mixture otherwise put the cheese on top after steaming (step 6)
5. Pour the water in the steamer.
6. Arrange the molds in the steamer then steam for about 20 minutes
7. If you are using quickmelt cheese,remove the cover of the steamer and top each puto with quickmelt cheese then continue steaming (with the cover on) for 2 to 5 minutes
8. Remove the puto from the mold and arrange in a serving plate
9. Serve either hot or cold. This goes well with dinuguan Share and Enjoy!
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