Filipino Coconut Rice Cake

The secret ingredient to this Filipino Coconut Rice Cake? Cheese, of course.

Whether it’s Father’s Day, graduation, or the start of summer– there are so many things to celebrate this time of year. Using both sharp white cheddar cheese and toasted flakes of coconut, this Filipino Coconut Rice Cake is both savory and sweet. Try this recipe the whole family will enjoy!


Filipino Coconut Rice Cake

12 servings
Ingredients:
  • 1 banana leaf
  • 1 cup sticky rice flour
  • ¾ cup rice flour
  • ¾ cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ½ cup canned coconut milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted and divided
  • ½ cup shredded Darigold Sharp White Cheddar (2oz)
  • ½ cup toasted flaked coconut

 

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