Top 20+ Recipes for Semana Santa

Bikong Leyte

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  • 2 cups glutinous rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 cups brown sugar


  • latik
  • banana leaves, lightly heated

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Wash the glutinous rice, set in a pot and add the water.
  2. Bring to a boil, then turn the heat down to simmer until the liquid is fully absorbed by the rice.
  3. On a separate pan over medium heat, dissolve the brown sugar in the coconut milk, let it boil until thick.
  4. Add the cooked rice and mix until very thick consistency.
  5. To assemble, place the banana leaves at the bottom, and brush with oil, spread the sticky sweet rice on the leaves and flatten evenly.
  6. Cut in squares (if using square serving dish) or like a pizza (if on a round dish), spread the latik on the center of each slice.


  1. Lightly heat the banana leaf over the stove-top burner or in the microwave to make it pliable and easy to handle.
  2. Brush some coconut oil (from the latik) onto your spoon or spatula when spreading the sweet rice for easy handling.

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