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Biko with Langka

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Filipino


  • 2 1/4 cups Sweet rice or Glutinous Rice
  • 2 1/4 cups Water for cooking the rice
  • 2 cups Coconut Milk 400 ml per can
  • 1 cup Demerara Brown Sugar adjust according to taste
  • 1/2 cup Jackfruit strips (Langka)


Cook the Sweet Rice

  • Put 2 1/4 cups of Sweet Rice on a rice cooker or a pot
  • Wash and drain the sweet rice twice.
  • Once the rice is washed and drained, add 2 1/4 cups Water
  • Cook the rice on the rice cooker. If cooking on a stove top, turn on the stove to medium heat. Once boiling, turn the heat to low and simmer until the rice is cooked.
  • Once the rice is cooked, let it cool. Set aside.

Cook the Latik Sauce and Langka

  • On a pan, pour 2 cans of Coconut milk
  • Turn on the heat to medium and bring the coconut milk to a boil
  • Once boiling, add the brown sugar. Mix until well blended.
  • Bring back to a boil and simmer until the mixture thickens
  • Next, add the Jackfruit or Langka strips
  • Stir occasionally and cook until the latik sauce caramelize

Combine the Sweet Rice & the Latik Sauce with Langka

  • Once the Latik sauce is caramelized, add the cooked sweet rice on the pan
  • Combine and mix well . Coat the sweet rice with the latik sauce until incorporated
  • Continue cooking and stirring until the rice sticks together
  • Transfer to a serving dish. Serve and enjoy!


This recipe is good for 4-5 people. The color and sweetness of the Biko will depend on the type and color of the sugar used. Adjust the ingredients according to taste.
Keep in the fridge if there’s leftover. Heat up in the microwave for 10-20 seconds ( depending on microwave heat settings).
Serve and enjoy!
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