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Cheese Puto Recipe

This is a Recipe for a Filipino rice cake called Puto Cheese or Cheesy Puto
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Cake
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 3
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup fresh milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 5 cups water for steaming


  • Pour the water into a steamer or cooking pot. Let boil.
  • Sift flour, sugar, and baking powder. Combine in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Gradually add the milk while stirring. Continue to stir until the texture of the mixture becomes smooth.
  • Stir-in the vanilla extract and half of the cheese.
  • Pour the mixture into small to medium sized molds. Arrange in a steamer. Cover and steam for 25 minutes. Top each puto with the remaining cheese. Steam for 5 minutes more.
  • Take the steamed cheese puto out of the steamer. Let it cool down.
  • Gently remove the puto from the mold with the help of a spatula.
  • Arrange in serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 3g