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Kulambo 1


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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Kulambo is a type of rice cake popular in Pangasinan, basically their equivalent to tikoy made with sugar, coconut milk and glutinous rice flour.


  • 1 3/4 cups Glutinous Rice Flour
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp anise seed or fennel seeds
  • 3 tbsp latik
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • banana leaves


  1. In a large bowl combine all ingredients together apart from latik, coconut oil and banana leaves. Mix well until even in consistency.
  2. Place mixture in a non-stick pan, place on stove top and cook in medium low heat while continuously mixing.
  3. When the mixture becomes a sticky dough add the coconut oil, continue to cook while mixing for 15 minutes until its dough in consistency.
  4. Prepare a 10-inch diameter flat bottomed bowl or bilao, top it with banana leaf then place the rice cake, flatten to cover the whole surface. Top it with latik then let it cool before serving.