Royal Bibingka


Royal Bibingka is a sweet and sticky rice cake usually made out of glutinous rice flour, coconut milk, milk, eggs, sugar and grated cheese. With this special Royal Bibingka recipe I added some young coconut meat. Royal Bibingka is a popular rice cake that originated from Vigan, Ilocos Sur.

Royal Bibingka has a chewy texture topped with butter and cheese. They are mildly sweet, thick and have the density of a cassava cake. It is convenient to cook using basic Filipino ingredients and can be baked in the oven. You can make a large one or several small sized bibingkas.

Royal Bibingka is a popular Filipino rice cake in the Philippines especially around Christmas time! Make this simple Royal Bibingka or save this recipe now for later use. Watch the video below on how easy to make this amazing Royal Bibingka. Don't forget to check related recipes below. Just click on the name link below the pictures to see complete recipes.


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  • 2 cups glutinous (sweet) rice flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar (add 1/4 cup more if you prefer it sweeter)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup young coconut meat or macapuno strings
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese (plus 1/4 cup for toppings)
  • 3-4 tbsp melted butter or margarine
  • banana leaves (optional)

  1. Using a wide bowl, combine glutinous rice flour and sugar. Do a quick stir to combine. Add coconut milk, evaporated milk, vanilla extract and eggs. Whisk together until batter is smooth and fully blended. Add young coconut meat or macapuno strings and grated cheese. Gently fold the mixture using a spatula until well combined. 
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line molder or pan with wilted banana leaves (optional) and grease with melted butter. Pour rice batter into the moulder or pan and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes or until mixture is set. 
  3. Take out the bibingka from the oven and brush generously with melted butter. Sprinkle with grated cheese and return to the oven. Bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and top is golden brown. 
  4. Remove bibingka from the oven and brush again with butter if needed. Allow to cool down before serving. Serve with hot tea or your favorite cold beverage. Enjoy!

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