Asians grew up eating rice, so it’s no wonder that you find it as an ingredient not just for its main meals but also in its desserts, especially using sticky rice or bigas na malagkit.
Also known as a kakanin recipe when made into desserts, this rice dessert is a sweet sticky rice called bibingkang malagkit. Some of you might also know it as biko. Both refer to tender squares of steamed rice, sweetened with brown sugar or asukal na pula, and usually topped with latik.
Did you know there are two versions of the latik? There is the crispy coconut pebbles kind of latik but there is also the sticky jam latik version known as coconut jam or coco jam. This recipe uses both kinds of latik so you can choose to use either one (or both!) when you make this recipe at home.
Here’s the recipe:
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