Filipino Native Food · Kakanin

Kakanin Lansong

Kakanin Lansong Recipe
Credits @exthong


Malagkit Glutinous Rice Flour
Malagkit Glutinous Rice Flour

Yields: 2 cake pans

Kakanin Lansong


  • 4 cups sweet or glutinous rice flour
  • 1 ½ cups sugar 
  • 2 cups thin coconut milk (2nd squeeze if using fresh coconut milk)
  • For the Latik: 2 cups of coconut milk, 1st squeezed (2 cans if using ready made)


  1. In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients together and mix it well until thoroughly combined.
  2. Brush 2 round cake pan with oil (or non stick spray) or line it with banana leaves.
  3. Pour the mixture into the prepared pans or banana leaves lined pan. Don’t forget to wilt your banana leaves in low heat for a few seconds to soften banana leaves.
  4. Steam for 20-30 minutes over medium heat. While waiting, prepare the latik.
  5. How to make latik: Heat coconut milk in a pan. Bring to a boil. Keep stirring until the milk turns into oil and leave a solid residue.
  6. Sprinkle the latik on top of the Lansong. Serve warm. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips: Use wilted banana leaves for an added flavor to your kakanin.