Coconut Bamboo Rice Bibingka
A variation on the traditional Christmas dessert from the Philippines, ours is made with bamboo rice, which adds a subtle, soft green color. It is a comforting rice cake that tastes excellent with fresh cinnamon sprinkled on top.
Rinse the rice under cold water and cook according to your preferred method.
Combine the coconut milk and 1 1/4 cups of cane sugar in a saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly. Gradually the mixture will thicken. Allow about 20 minutes.
Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F.
Put the cooked rice into a bowl. Stir the coconut milk mixture and the remaining cane sugar into the hot rice.
Place the entire mixture into a baking pan and pour condensed milk on top and spread around.
Bake for at least 15 minutes, or until the rice is set.
Cut into small pieces and serve warm.