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Atchuete Kutsinta

How to Make Atchuete Kutsinta (Annatto Cuchinta)

Manny
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 8 dozens

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups white sugar
  • 7 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon lye lihia
  • 1 tablespoon atchuete annatto seeds

Instructions
 

How to make Atchuete Kutsinta:

  • Soak atchuete in 1/3 cup water to extract color.
  • Mix flour, sugar, lye and the rest of water together. Stir until smooth.
  • Blend atchuete extract. Fill muffin cups 1/3 full.
  • Steam for from 15 to 20 minutes or until firm.
  • Let it cool and remove from molds. Serve with grated coconut.
  • Yield: 8 dozens.