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Palitaw sa Latik Recipe


  • 2 cups glutinous rice flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can coconut milk or cream
  • 1 can coconut cream
  • 2 cups coconut milk Pangalawang piga
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • Water To adjust thickness
  • Pinch of salt


  • Combine the rice flour and water in a bowl until a smooth dough is formed.
  • Form small balls then flatten the balls into quarter inch thick.
  • Stretch the dough to make an oval shape.
  • To make latik, start by pouring coconut cream into a saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil with continuous stirring until almost dry.
  • Turn heat to low and continue stirring until the curds separate from the coconut oil.
  • Continue stirring until the curds are browned but not burnt.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Mix coconut milk and brown sugar.
  • Simmer and let the sugar melt.
  • Add a pinch of salt.
  • Drop in formed palitaw and let it cook.
  • Once the palitaw float, it is cook.
  • Add the coconut cream and let it simmer until the sauce is slightly thick
  • in consistency.
  • Add cooked latik and remove from heat. Serve.