i remember trying to make some bibingka before, but I am not sure why I don’t have this in my blog. I remember wanting to buy the small clay pots for the bibingka and making an attempt to do so. It involved intense heat and charcoal. I can’t even remember how it tasted like. But after this attempt, I would let others do the cooking for me, and just buy it from the stores 😛
I followed a basic recipe of bibingka online. It was 1 cup of rice flour, 1 cup of coconut milk, 1/4 cup of milk, 3/4 cup of sugar, 3 eggs, a dash of salt, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, 2 tablespoons of melted butter. All of these are mixed together and baked in a pan. Using my (failed) domestic skills, I used the clay pans, buttered them, and added the batter. But then there are lessons learned along the way.
Mom reminded me that cooking bibingka involved that it be far from the flames, unlike the direct heat method i used. And the kindling on top of the pot is there for a reason. To not burn the bottom while the top part was cooking. So obviously, errors there. I ended up burning MOST of the stuff I made. The top looked pretty but the bottoms are burnt. Ugh. I removed like half of the stuff before eating because they were hella burnt. Waste of food, but it tastes good. I topped one with salted red egg, another with cheese, and another one with cheese and muscovado sugar. 🙂