How Do You Make Biko with Latik Topping
Biko is a favorite FIlipino dessert usually serve on special occasion like Christmas and New Year. When Biko is serve for New Year's meal, it has special meaning in it.... IT MEANS UNITY AND "STICK" together as a family and sweet life throughout the year. This dessert is very easy to make and today, I will show you how to do it.
- 4 cups glutinous rice
- 3 cups water THIS AMOUNT WAS ENOUGH,BUT WHEN YOU THINK THE RICE IS STILL RAW TOWARDS THE END, ADD WATER LITTLE BY LITTLE UNTIL GLUTINOUS RICE IS COOKED
- 2 cans 13. 5 fl oz coconut milk
- 1 cup dark brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Wash sticky rice thoroughly and add in 3 cups of water.
Cook rice in a medium heat until it is soft and looks similar to a cooked rice.
Line your pan with banana leaves.This is optional.
While rice is cooking, cook sugar and coconut milk until the sugar is dissolve then add the salt.Continue cooking on high heat. Mix and stir continually until a caramel is form . The color of the mixture will turn light brown and sticky. Watch video on how the caramel looks like.
Separate 1 1/2 cup of the mixture and the rest, pour into the sticky rice and mix until the caramel coat the rice grain. Pour,flatten and level sticky rice into the prepared pan and then pour the remaining 1 1/2 cup sugar minxture on top of the sticky rice.
Broil on high until the caramel is lightly charred but not burned. Keep an eye on it, because it burns easily.
Please watch the video see how the Latik look like