Puto Cheese

How to make Puto with Cheese at home using simple ingredients. Puto Cheese are steamed cakes often enjoyed as a snack or as a side dish to Noodle Soups or Dinuguan. This soft and fluffy Cheese Puto is so easy and simple to make. A must try very easy recipe and is a keeper so save this link now.

Give this delicious Puto Cheese or Cheese Puto recipe a try. Make it today and share with your family. For sure the kids will love it too specially when served while still warm. Watch the cooking video below to learn how to make this delicious Puto Cheese. The instructions below will guide you with all the steps.

Puto Cheese or Cheese Puto is a Filipino steamed cake that is quick and very easy to make, and budget-friendly. It is typically round in shape but I happen to have this star shape tin molders available and it turned out not only delicious but also beautiful. There are many ways on how to make Puto Cheese but this simple recipe is worth a try. In this Cheese Puto recipe, the texture is moist, soft and fluffy with just the perfect sweetness.

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  • 1 cup all purpose flour or cake mix
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk or fresh milk
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • 1/4 cup grated cheese
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • slices of cheese for topping
  • butter for the molder
  • banana leaves (optional) 

  1. In a bowl. sift together flour, baking powder and sugar. Set aside. 
  2. In a separate bowl, combine evaporated milk, egg, water and melted butter. Mix together until well combined. 
  3. Gently pour-in the wet ingredients into sifted dry ingredients. Blend until smooth and free of lumps. Add grated cheese and vanilla. Gently fold in mixture to combine. Set aside and let it rest for 10-15 minutes.  
  4. Cover tin molders with wilted banana leaves (yes, its optional but it does make the puto smelling good) and lightly brush with melted butter. Fill tins 3/4 full with the batter. 
  5. Fill the bottom of the steamer and bring into a quick boil. Reduce heat to the lowest and steam for about 5-7 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the puto comes out clean. 
  6. Add a strip of cheese on top of each puto and steam for additional 2 minutes until cheese is soft or melted. 
  7. Remove the puto from the steamer and allow to cool for at least a minute before removing from the molder. Serve while still warm and enjoy! 

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