Puto Recipe (Filipino Puto with Cheese)

Puto Recipe Puto with Cheese

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Every country has versions of Puto Recipe (Rice Cakes), and the Philippines is not behind when it comes to it. The Filipino Version of Puto requires the cakes to be steamed to come out very fluffy but not dry and very delicious.


  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 cups sugar white
  • 2 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted (optional)
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • 2 eggs beaten-optional
  • Cheese – cut into small pieces for toppings.


  1. Combine all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
  2. Add butter, vanilla, eggs-optional, evaporated milk, water and mixed all ingredients thoroughly.
  3. Pour mixture into molds or small cupcake pans (3/4 full).
  4. Put cheese on top of the mixture.
  5. Preheat the steamer.
  6. Put the molds in the steamer and steam for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Remove the Puto from the molds and serve!


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