Bibingkang Malagkit (Glutinous Rice Cake)
This sweet rice cake can be cooked in your rice cooker or in a more typical manner with in a pot with water. Bibingkang Malagkit or Glutinous Rice Cake is a traditional Lunar New Year's or Chinese New Year's dessert, and is often eaten to promote good health and good luck in the upcoming year. Serve at your next celebration to start or finish a delicious meal.
- RICE CAKE:
- 3 cups Sasum Deer Brand sweet rice, washed and drained
- 3 cups water
- 1/2 can coconut cream
- 2 cups white sugar
- YUMMY TOPPING:
- 1 1/2 cans coconut cream
- 1 cup light brown sugar
Preparation time 40mins
Cooking time 90mins
Place washed and drained sweet rice (malagkit) and water in rice cooker and cook until done.
While rice is cooking, combine the yummy topping ingredients in a large saucepan and cook until it turns caramel-colored and reaches a thick syrupy stage, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
Fluff cooked rice with paddle and stir in coconut cream and sugar, mixing well. Spread the rice mixture (don't press down but just smooth the top) into a greased 9x13-inch baking pan. Pour the thickened yummy topping on top of the rice cake and spread it out evenly.
Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 40 to 50 minutes.