Puto in Metro Manila Philippines

Puto is a type of steamed rice cake usually served as a snack or an accompaniment to savory dishes such as dinuguan or pancit in Philippine cuisine and believed is to be derived from the Kerala dish puttu.

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Cheese Puto Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup sugar

1 1/4 tablespoons baking powder

2 cups water

1 cup evaporated milk

1 medium egg

1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

36 pieces cheddar cheese, cubed

How to Make Cheese Puto

Sift together flour, sugar, and baking powder in a bowl. Set aside.

Mix together water, evaporated milk, egg, and butter in another bowl.

Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in wet ingredients. Mix just until combined.

Spoon batter into 1-ounce muffin tins until 3/4 full. Steam for 10 minutes.

Place a piece of cubed cheese onto the top of each puto and steam an additional 1 minute until the cheese is slightly melted. Remove from steamer and cool. Serve.

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