Pandan Puto Recipe

This is classic fluffy puto and cheese with a delicious addition: pandan!

Use real pandan leaves to pack flavor into this classic puto recipe. Don’t forget the cheese slices on top! 

Pandan Puto Recipe

Rofel Balbuena
This is classic fluffy puto and cheese with a delicious addition: pandan!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Snacks/Merienda
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 20 small puto


Pandan Puto Ingredients

  • 1 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 Small eggs
  • 1 tablespoon Butter melted
  • 3/4 Cup pandan water
  • 2 to 3 drops food coloring green
  • 7 to 10 pandan leaves


  • Make the pandan water: Boil 1 cup water and 7-10 pandan leaves for about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool completely.
  • In a bowl, mix together flour, baking powder and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Add the pandan water and beat until smooth. Add butter and food coloring. mix until well incorporated.
  • Pour mixture into puto molds lightly greased with cooking oil. Steam for about 7to 8 minutes, then add sliced cheese. Steam for another 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from molds and serve.
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