Instant Pot Biko l No-bake, No Oven, No stove l simple Biko Recipe

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But these simple & easy to follow recipes work with any pressure cooker! All pressure cookers work on the same, simple principle: Steam pressure.

Within the sealed pot, the steam builds up therein to a very high pressure, which helps food cook much faster than other traditional methods, such as with crock pots and or ovens!

Instant Pot Biko
(No-bake, No Oven, No stove)

Biko is a sweet rice cake, one of the favourite delicacies in the Philippines. It is made of coconut milk, brown sugar, and glutinous rice

10×8 baking pan
Banana leaf (optional)

To cook rice ingredients:

320 g glutinous rice or 2 cups (measuring cup of instant pot)
200 ml water
250 ml coconut milk
1 pandan leaf cut into 2
1/4 cup brown sugar packed
1/2 tsp salt

For topping- Coconut jam ingredients:

1 cups coconut milk 250ml
3/4 cup brown sugar packed
1 tbsp molasses
1 pandan leaf cut into 2
1/2 tsp salt


To cook the coconut jam

Add all the coconut jam ingredients in the instant pot. Mix until well blended. Press the saute button. Stir while simmering for 10 to 12 minutes or until thickened. Transfer in a container and set aside.

To cook the biko

In the instant pot, wash the glutinous rice and drain the water. Add all the rice ingredients and mix until blended. Cover and press the rice button and make sure the steam on sealed position. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until it auto release the steam. Add 1/4 cup of the coconut jam. Press the saute and mix until the rice and coconut jam are well combined, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Transfer in a baking pan lined with parchment paper or banana leaf. Transfer the Biko mixture and press with silicone spatula evenly in the pan. Spread the coconut jam on top of the Biko. cut and serve warm.

To bake

Bake at 375°F in preheated oven for 15 minutes and broil on high for 5 minutes. cut and serve warm.

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