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quezon tikoy

Quezon Tikoy Recipe

Quezon Tikoy is a popular delicacy from Gumaca, Quezon Province. It is a sweet and chewy steamed rice cake, also a Filipino counter-part of Chinese Nian Gao.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6
Calories: 682kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 2 cups glutinous rice flour
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 can evaporated milk 397g
  • tsp salt
  • 1 can coconut milk 400ml
  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 egg


  • In a bowl, whisk glutinous rice flour, brown sugar and salt.
  • Add evaporated milk, coconut milk, condensed milk, grated cheese and egg. Mix until well combined.
  • Transfer in a greased round pan, place on top of a steamer basket. Steam for 45 minutes. If the toothpick comes out clean, that means it is ready.
  • Allow it cool, slice according to your preferred size.


Calories: 682kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 411IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 403mg | Iron: 3mg