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Buttered Puto

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 8
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 4 cups flour sifted
  • 2 cups sugar sifted
  • 2 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pandan essence
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 piece egg raw
  • small slices of cheese
  • 4 cups water for steaming


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients starting from the flour, sugar,and baking powder then mix well.
  • Add the butter, evaporated milk, egg, water and pandan essence (dissolve the pandan essence in water) then mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Pour the mixture in individual molds
  • If you are using non - quick melt Filipino brand cheese, You may put the cheese on top of the mixture otherwise put the cheese on top after steaming (step 6)
  • Pour the water in the steamer.
  • Arrange the molds in the steamer then steam for about 20 minutes
  • If you are using quick melt cheese,remove the cover of the steamer and top each puto with quick melt cheese then continue steaming (with the cover on) for 2 to 5 minutes
  • Remove from the mold and arrange in a serving plate
  • Serve either hot or cold. This goes well with dinuguan ;) Share and Enjoy!


Serving: 8g