Rice Puto with Bukayo (Puto Bukayo)
- 2 cups rice
- 1½ cups water
- 1½ cups white sugar
- ½ tsp salt
- 3 tbsp. baking powder
- Bukayong pino
- In a bowl, soak rice in water at least overnight and cover. Grind rice to a consistency of thick batter. Add sugar, salt and baking powder. Stir and combine well.
- Prepare your molds. Then, slowly pour batter into molds, about 1/3 only. Add the bukayo filling (1 tablespoon) then cover top with additional batter.
- Arrange in steamer and steam 30 minutes or if toothpick inserted in center of puto comes out dry. Semi wrap each with banana leaves.
- Serve hot and enjoy!