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Khanom Puto (A Steamed Sweet Savory Coconut Muffin)

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“This is an Asian fusion recipe with the flavor of Thailand's Khanom Krok made in the style of a Filipino Puto Mamon. You can use a steamer, and some mini silicone muffin cups (if you don't have the proper puto making kit.)”
30 mini muffins appx

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  1. MUFFINS: Mix together the 1 1/3 cup of flour, dessicated coconut, baking powder, egg, sugar and coconut milk to make a smooth batter.
  2. Pour the batter to half fill the mini silicone muffin cups.
  3. Steam the muffins for 5 minutes,.
  4. TOPPING: Mix together the 1/2 cup coconut CREAM, glutinous rice flour, corn flour, sugar, salt to make the coconut cream topping.
  5. Take the Muffins at 5 minutes and smear evenly with a small teaspoonful of coconut cream topping mixture, and then sprinkle with dried anchovies dust, corn kernels and garlic chives, then return to steamer for additional 3 minutes.
  6. Lift from steamer, release gently from silicone molds and serve.

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