Puto Lanson


  • 400 g grated cassava
  • 150 g brown sugar
  • 80 g shredded buko (optional)

For the Toppings (optional):

  • 80 g grated coconut
  • 110 g margarine
  • 110 g muscovado sugar


  1. Squeeze the grated cassava to dispel juices until dry. You can do this using a cheesecloth or katsa. Discard liquid after.
  2. In a bowl, sift through the cassava using hands to break clumps and remove any hard fibers.
  3. Add brown sugar and shredded young coconut, if using. Stir together well combined.
  4. Divide cassava mixture into the tin molds. Use a spoon to gently pat and even the surface. Arrange the molds in a single layer on the steamer basket.
  5. Over medium heat, bring water to a boil in the steamer pot. Place steamer basket, cover, and steam the cassava puto for about 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and allow to slightly cool.
  7. Remove from molds and top with optional toppings, enjoy!

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