Sunday, November 27, 2011

Daring Bakers, November: Filipino Desserts



Catherine of Munchie Musings was our November Daring Bakers’ host and she challenged us to make a traditional Filipino dessert – the delicious Sans Rival cake! And for those of us who wanted to try an additional Filipino dessert, Catherine also gave us a bonus recipe for Bibingka which comes from her friend Jun of Jun-blog.

I was looking forward to trying the Sans Rival cake for the first time, since I grew up eating bibingka in my Filipino household, but it's been such a busy month that the supplemental project became my primary project and I just made some simple yet delicious bibingka. Instead of making and using salted duck egg, I left the cakes empty and topped them with brown sugar and coconut for a simplified version.
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Bare babingka, fresh out of the oven and before I lacquered them with butter.

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A plain babingka--well, plain with a ton of butter melted into it.

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Simple brown sugar.

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Coconut, and with its skirt down (with butter, bare, skirt down--who knew babingka could be so naughty?!).

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Such a beautiful golden color!

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Moist, luscious innards. So very good . . . though still naughty!

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And if you have two, the wrappers really start to flower up. =)

Check out my fellow DBers, most of who made the Sans Rival, by heading to our blogroll
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