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Leche Puto
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4.23 from 96 votes

Leche Puto

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 3 Dozens

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter melted

For the Flan

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 can (14 ounces) condensed milk

For the Puto

  • 2 cups flour
  • cup sugar
  • 4 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • 4 egg whites

Instructions

  • Prepare puto molds by lightly brushing insides with melted butter. Set aside. Add water to lower bottom of the steamer and bring to a boil.
  • In a bowl, combine egg yolks, condensed milk, and calamansi juice. Stir together in a circular motion until smooth and well blended.
  • Fill molds to ⅓ full of the flan mixture. Arrange in a single layer on the steamer basket. Wrap steamer cover with clean kitchen towel. 
  • Steam flan at low heat for about 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture is no longer liquid but not fully set. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder. and salt. Add water and egg whites. Stir together until just combined. 
  • Add puto mixture over flan, filling molds almost to the top. Steam on low heat for about 8 to 10 minutes or until puto has risen.
  •  Remove from heat and allow to slightly cool. Gently remove leche puto from molds.