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Ube Kalamay Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Thursday, May 24, 2007 At Thursday, May 24, 2007

  • 2 pcks frozen ube
  • 1 box mochiko (sweet rice flour)
  • banana leaves
  • 4 cups white sugar
  • 2 cans coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • latik (cook coconut milk slowly until all oil is extracted and latik is formed)

  1. Thaw frozen ube. Make latik. Wilt each banana leaf then brush with coconut oil.
  2. In large wok, mix thawed ube with coconut milk, mochiko, sugar, vanilla and a little coconut oil.
  3. Stir while cooking. (Put more coconut oil by tablespoonfuls if needed to prevent sticking.)
  4. Keep stirring until mixture is very thick. Put in panTined with wilted banana leaves.
  5. Flatten batter by hand using a piece of oiled banana leaf.
  6. If you don't feel like stirring for a long time, you may put slightly thickened mixture in baking pan and bake in 350°F oven 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. Cool and score prepared ube in diagonal shapes and put latik on top.

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