Buttered Puto Recipe Video

Buttered Puto is a variation of the famous steamed rice cake, Puto. This steamed mini cakes are usually eaten as dessert but most prefer to have them during breakfast (with hot coffee or chocolate) or mid-afternoon snack (usually eaten with dinuguan or blood stew). This Puto variation uses ordinary flour instead of rice flour (not even galapong) and is so easy prepare. The ingredients used in this recipe are so common that you could find them in any grocery store (you just need to have the molds and steamer to get everything done).


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Flour blend4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Evaporated milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Pandan essence1 Teaspoon
 Melted butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Eggs1 Medium
 Cheese slice1 , chop
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 575 Calories from Fat 139

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.2%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g47.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.9 mg

Sodium 491.6 mg20.5%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%

Sugars 53.6 g

Protein 7 g13.1%

Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 1%

Calcium 45.7% Iron 3.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

Cheese cloth


1. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar and baking powder mix well.
2. Add the melted butter, evaporated milk, egg; water which is mixed with pandan essence, mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
3. Pour the mixture in individual molds.
4. Line the steamer with cheese cloth; place the molds in the steamer.
5. Pour water in the steamer and steam the puto for 20 minutes.
6. Once done remove the cover of the steamer and top each puto with small pieces of cheese.
7. Cover and continue to steam for 2-5 minutes.
8. Remove the puto when it’s done from the mold and arrange it in a serving plate.

9. Serve either hot or cold with dinuguan .

If you are using non-quick melt Filipino brand cheese, you may put the cheese on top of the mixture otherwise put the cheese on top after steaming.



Unknown Anonymous Person says :

wait lng po. mahal po ba yung mga ingredients na ginamit nyo po d2?
Posted on: 24 July 2012 - 8:06am

Anonymous says :

1 tablespoon baking powder ¾ cups sugar a pinch of salt 2 cups coconut milk 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon anise extract, optional Blend flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Add milk and water, and anise extract, if using, mix until smooth. Fill prepared cups 2/3 full and steam in rapidly boiling water for 20 minutes. Serve hot with butter or shredded fresh coconut.
Posted on: 29 May 2012 - 12:35pm

mgjerika says :

pls. sana po makapag post kayo ng pag gawa ng puto using RICE FLOUR... Ginaya ko lang po recipe nyo ng buttered puto, replaced the ordinary flour with rice flour... The taste was so good but it turned flat sa top and hindi gaanong umalsa.. pero napakasarap po... pls help.. thanks
Posted on: 20 March 2011 - 11:54am