Easy Bake Puto Bumbong Recipe

Puto Bumbong is a purple rice cake that is popular in Filipino Cuisine. It is made by steaming a ground purple rice mixture inside a bamboo tube. Puto Bumbong is popular during the holiday season because it would historically be sold outside church during Simbang Gabi. It is typically served on top of a banana leaf and topped with Margarine, grated or shredded coconut and Sugar.

This simple recipe will teach you how to prepare this holiday favorite for your friends and family!



  • ½ kilo of Glutinous Flour
  • 2 tbsp. violet food color
  • 1 and 1/2 cup of Water

For toppings:

  • Grated coconut
  • Sugar
  • Margarine
  • Cheese
  • Condense milk


  1. In the big mixing bowl pour the glutinous flour and add water gradually.
  2. Add the food color gradually then mix it well until become dough.
  3. Make small balls then arrange into bake pan and cover with foil.
  4. Steam then puto bumbong balls until cook.
  5. In the cooking pan toast, the grated coconut until toasted.
  6. Brush with margarine and put the toasted grated coconut, sugar and grated cheese for toppings.
  7. Bake for 2 – 3 minutes until melted and

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