Filipino Style Recipe: Sapin sapin is another popular Filipino delicacy and pasalubong that is commonly sold along the streets which is similar to other sticky rice cake. This delicacy is composed of several layers “sapin” with different colours and usually serve as dessert or snack in any special occasions.
3 cups glutinous rice flour
1 cups white sugar
6 cups coconut milk
1 big can condensed milk
1/2 teaspoon purple or ube food coloring
1/2 teaspoon yellow food coloring
1/2 cup purple yam, mashed(optional)
1/2 cup jackfruit strips(optional)
toasted coconut or latik for toppings(optional)
1. In a large bowl, combine glutinous rice flour, coconut milk, condensed milk and sugar then mix until well blended.
2. Divide the mixture into 3 equal parts then place in a separate bowls.
1. In a first mixture, add purple yam and purple food coloring then mix well.
2. In a second mixture, add jackfruit and yellow food coloring then mix well.
3. The third mixture will remain white color.
1. In a pan, brush with oil or place plastic wrap then pour purple mixture and steam for 15 minutes.
2. Add yellow mixture then steam for another 15 minutes.
3. Add white mixture then steam for another 15 minutes or until fully cooked.
4. Remove from the steamer and let it cool before slicing into serving pieces.
5. Transfer to serving plate then top with toasted coconut or latik.