Sapin-Sapin (Layered Sticky Rice Cake)
Sapin-Sapin is a Filipino multi-colored (and flavored) layered sticky rice cake. It's traditionally made of galapong (sticky rice dough) mixed with coconut milk and sugar.
- 3 cups Coconut Milk bring to boil until oil comes out and curdled coconut milk turns golden brown
Alternative Latik Topping
Make the latik first if using.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl except for the food color and flavors. Divide mixture into 3 or 4 separate bowls. Add a food color/flavor into each portion.
Grease a 7 inch or 8" inch pan with coconut oil.
Pour the pandan flavor into the pan; cover loosely with foil and steam until set. Brush top with a little coconut oil and pour red mixture, put the pan back in the steamer and steam until mixture sets. Repeat until all batter are used up.
Turn off heat and leave pan in the steamer to cool a bit then take out pan to completely cool sapin-sapin.
Meanwhile do the topping. Toast desiccated coconut in an ungreased pan over medium high heat. Add sugar if desired. Sprinkle on top of the sapin-sapin before serving. Enjoy! :)