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Puto Cake

This is a recipe for Puto Cake
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Cake
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 8
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 pieces salted eggs thinly sliced
  • 2 raw eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract optional

Dry ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups cake flour
  • 3/4 cups granulated white sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Sift the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Mix thoroughly using a wire whisk.
  • Gradually pour milk into the mixture while whisking. You can also use a hand mixer, but it is not necessary.
  • Add eggs. Continue to whisk until the mixture is well blended and the texture is soft. Note: you can also add vanilla extract in this step if desired.
  • Pour the mixture into a mold such as a llanera or round baking pan.
  • In a coking pot, boil water for steaming.
  • Arrange the llanera mold in a steamer. Cover and steam for 12 minutes.
  • Top with salted eggs. Continue to steam for 18 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test.
  • Remove from the steamer. Let it cool down.
  • Gently take the cake puto out of the mold and arrange in a plate.
  • Serve for merienda. This can also be enjoyed with dinuguan.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 8g