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Puto with Cheese

How to Make Puto with Cheese

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Native Delicacies
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 2 servings


  • 1/2 cup all purpose-flour
  • 1/2 cup cake-flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 pcs egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup white sugar divided
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 2 pcs egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp cheese grated


How to make puto with cheese:

  • In a medium mixing bowl, sift all purpose flour, cake flour, baking powder and salt three times. Set aside.
  • Beat yolks until lemon colored. Add 1/2 cup sugar gradually and continue beating.
  • Fold in flour mixture to egg yolks alternately with water and milk. Add vanilla. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add 1/4 cup white sugar and continue beating until stiff.
  • Fold in egg batter. Blend well and pour mixture in a 9-inch cake pan.
  • Sprinkle grated cheese on top. Cover with cheese cloth.
  • Steam for 30 minutes or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean.