Bibingka Especial (Special Bibingka)


  • 1 cup thick galapong
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 2 tbsps melted butter
  • 4 tbsps sugar for toppong
  • 3 eggs well beaten
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 3 tbsps grated cheese


To make Galapong:

  1. Soak rice in equal amount of water overnight.
  2. Grind and let stand until the next day.
  3. Add sugar to the galapong.
  4. Add baking powder, melted butter and the well beaten eggs and coconut milk. Mix well.
  5. Pour a thin layer of this batter into hot (native clay) baking pan or molds lined with banana leaf which has been passed over an open flame.
  6. Cover each baking dish with a galvanized iron sheet with live embers on it.
  7. When almost cooked sprinkle grated cheese and sugar on top of each and cover again.
  8. Continue baking until brown
  9. Brush top with melted butter and serve hot with grated coconut.