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Espasol Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 At Tuesday, June 12, 2007

A native dessert made out of glutinous rice, coconut milk, shredded coconut, rice flour.

  • 1 cup malagkit (glutinous rice)
  • 4 cups rice flour, toasted until light brown
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1-1/2 cups toasted shredded coconut
  • Anise seeds


  1. Boil the malagkit.
  2. Place sugar, anise seeds and coconut milk in a saucepan; let boil until thick.
  3. Add toasted shredded coconut and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add boiled malagkit, stir and cook until thick.
  5. Remove from fire and add 3 cups toasted rice flour.
  6. Mix with a wooden spoon and pass through a cornmeal grinder.
  7. Divide into 2 parts and roll (about 2-1/2-inch in diameter). using the rest of the rice flour for rolling.
  8. Slice into 1/2-inch thick pieces.

Yield: 30 pieces.