Puto Seko Recipe

Puto seko is best described as a bite-size snack made of cornstarch and sugar. Commonly sold as pasalubong in different provinces across the country. It has a very smooth and powdery texture that often shaped round or like a flower. Though this dish may seem complicated, but believe it or not, it only takes 30 minutes to cook. You’ll just need an oven and a sheet pan and the ingredients can be simply bought at the nearest marketplace. The list is consisting of butter, white sugar, eggs, cornstarch, cream of tartar and baking powder. This Filipino rice-based delicacies will surely be loved by your family. Pair it refreshing juice and it is amazing. Give this recipe a try and experience the creamy, sweet and delicious taste of puto seko. Happy cooking!


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 cups cornstarch
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking powder

How To Cook Puto Seko:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Grease the cookie sheets.
  3. In a bowl, cream the butter and the sugar until well – blended and smooth.
  4. Beat in the eggs. One egg at a time.
  5. Stir in the cornstarch, cream of tartar and baking powder until well –blended.
  6. Roll the dough into 1 – inch balls and place on  the cookie sheet.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 minutes until the puto seko becomes light brown.
  8. Allow to cool before serving.

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