Filipino Native Food · Kakanin




6 cups rice

1/4 kilo sugar

5 young coconut or butong (with the hard meat already)

2 teaspoon baking powder

Optional: add 1 tsp salt and a pinch of anis


Soak rice in water for 3-5 hours and let the rice immerse in water. Drain from water and reserve a a few tablespoon for grinding.

Use a blender to grind it, blend it slowly with just a little water reserve from the stock to make a sticky paste consistency of the ground rice. Blend until smooth and no lumps. Remove from blender or grinder.


Transfer to a large mixing bowl, add sugar and young grated coconut. Combine well.

Add the baking powder and mix thoroughly.

Wrap in banana leaves like an ice cream cone.

Steam for 1 hour or until cooked through


Serve it hot and enjoy!


Source: Salukara Krep