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Puto Flan 1

Puto Flan

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Filipino



Puto Base

  • 2 cups flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 1/4 cup water

Custard Topping

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 400g can condensed milk
  • 2 tsp lemon juice


  1. Combine all custard topping ingredients in a bowl, mix it well to combine.
  2. Prepare your steamer, bring it to a boil.
  3. Lightly grease puto moulds then fill it with the custard mixture up to 1/3 full. Place it on the steamer, cover with muslin cloth before putting the steamer cover then steam for 20 minutes. Remove from steamer once cooked then set it aside.
  4. While custard is steaming prepare your base. Sift together flour, baking powder, white sugar and salt. Set this aside.
  5. Beat your egg whites until it’s foamy and forms into peaks, gently fold flour mixture while adding water in small amounts. Make sure it’s well combined but do not over mix.
  6. Pour puto mixture on top of the cooked flan and fill to the brim. Place back into the steamer then steam for 15 more minutes or until firm and cooked.
  7. Remove from steamer, let it cool before removing it from the moulds by lightly tapping it to release.