This Bibingka recipe is a Philippine favourite dessert. The creamy and sticky texture makes this recipe an irresistible one. Use any type of semi-soft or hard grated cheese, such as mild Cheddar.
You can find Cassava root in Asian, African or Caribbean shops.
I am also from the Phils. where this cassava (a kind of root crop) is abundant. And cheap. I made this on my husband's small b-day party treat with some of our closefriends and churchmates. They really raved about it. Somebody even asked me how much I am going to sell this to them should they order from me. Really yummy. Can't forget the creamy taste. Two thumbs up! Thanks Chinky, for sharing this wonderful recipe. I might try your puto bread too. - 17 May 2002 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
OMG!! this Is one of my families fav desserts, as we are filipino!! :D I have learned this recipe from my mom and I have changed it almost completely to make a "Bibingka , Coconut egg custard" YUM! I use only: eggs, sugar,mochi flour,melted butter, baking powder,coconut milk,evaporated milk,and vanilla!! I did not use cheese at all! This is a very sweet dessert!! I make it so much that I have learned it by heart!*_* I am sure you will love This Babingka as well as "CHINKYS BIBINGKA" also this is very easy! I did use a 9x13 inch pan! but I personally think that you could use any size pan with this recipe! ;D ~Catherine~ ( cookdetective)~ much love! This recipe def make it to 5 stars!!!! - 26 Oct 2009 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
Not really what I would consider bibingka. The base of bibingka is rice flour..and since this did not have any in it, it was more of a cassava cake. As far as cassava cakes go...this was o.k. A bit too sweet for my liking. - 16 Apr 2010 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)