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Bibingka - Filipino Coconut Cake from Zestuous

Bibingka – Filipino Coconut Cake

My favorite Filipino dessert by far is Bigingka. It’s a thin, unfrosted cake made with sweet rice flour and cream of coconut.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword bibingka, cake, Filipino
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 20
Calories 392 kcal


  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups sweet rice flour (1 lb.)
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 15 oz can cream of coconut
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 oz can crushed pineapple


  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. In a large bowl, cream together the cream cheese and sugar.
  2. Stir in the eggs, one at a time.
  3. Mix in the remaining ingredients and stir, until smooth.
  4. Pour into a greased 13x9 pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar.
  5. Bake in a 350-degree oven for 1 hour. Allow to cool. Cut into squares and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Bibingka – Filipino Coconut Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 392 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 103mg4%
Potassium 140mg4%
Carbohydrates 64g21%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 40g44%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 355IU7%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.