How To Make The Best Palitaw Sa Latik

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Best Palitaw sa Latik Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Dessert recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 1304kcal
Cost $5-$20


  • 1 lb Glutinous powder
  • 4 cups Coconut milk
  • 1 lb White sugar
  • 8 cups Water


Making the Palitaw

  • In a bowl, combine 1/2 cup of glutinous powder and water. Then mix them until a smooth dough is formed.
  • Scoop out about 1½ Tbsp. and form in a small ball. Then flatten into oval shape alt least ¼ inch thick. Set aside.
  • In a pot, pour 5 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, put the palitaw one by one and simmer until the palitaw rise to the surface of the sauce.

Making the Latik

  • In a pan, simmer the coconut milk, stirring continuously until almost dry and the coconut oil comes out from the curd.
  • Continue stirring until the curds are separated from the oil and the curds turn to brown but not burned.
  • Strain the browned curds and set aside.

Making the Sauce

  • In a casserole, pour 1 cup of water and 2 cups of coconut milk. Stir until it boils.
  • Then put-in sugar, latik, cooked palitaw, and the remaining cup of glutinous powder. Simmer until the sauce is slightly thick. Then remove from the heat.
  • Serve while hot. Share and enjoy.


Calories: 1304kcal | Carbohydrates: 212g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 43g | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 585mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 113g | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 9mg

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