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Pandan Puto - #GlutenFree Filipino Steamed Muffins
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Pandan Puto – Gluten Free Filipino Steamed Muffins

These #glutenfree #vegan steamed muffins are a common breakfast treat in the Philippines
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 20


  • 2 cups rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 13.5 can coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons pandan extract
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • a few drops of pandan paste depending how green you want the color
  • 3-4 pandan leaves


  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Whisk a little to combine.
  • Add coconut milk, pandan extract and water. Whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • Add pandan paste and mix until well blended.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil with a steamer rack inside. Place the pandan leaves in the water.
  • Spray the inside of muffin molds with non stick spray.
  • Fill the molds about 3/4 full with the batter and place inside a bamboo steamer.
  • Place the steamer inside the pot on the steamer rack.
  • Cook for 30 minutes until the puto are puffy and a tester inserted comes out clean.
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