This is the cake for the ordinary Filipino. It's delicious and is always present in every Pinoy special occasions.

  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 mature coconut grated
  • 8 cups malagkit flour
  • 2 cups molasses
  • 1 young coconut shredded
Cooking Procedure:
  1. Extract the milk from the mature coconut with the water.
  2. Sift the malagkit flour in a bowl and add molasses and coconut milk.
  3. Blend well with a mixing spoon.
  4. Line the native baking pan with banana leaves and pour in the mixture.
  5. Bake for about 40 minutes. For a variation, add a cup of sesame seeds or a cup of peanuts to the basic recipe.
  6. Serve with shredded coconut on top.