Baye Baye Recipe

April 21, 2011
(Last Updated On: July 2, 2013)

Baye-Baye Recipe is a Filipino Food originated in Western Visayas, it is made from toasted pinipig, coconut water and grated young coconut.





Making the traditional baye-baye is a backbreaking work because the rice is roasted twice. Reason enough to make it only on special occasions or highly regarded events, like Holy Week.

Baye baye is usually cylindrical in shape and not coated with flour but in Bacolod City it comes in different colors, texture and shapes.  You can find it in many Pasalubong centers in Bacolod.

baye baye recipe

Baye Baye Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Pinipig
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups buko meat ( young coconut ), grated

Baye Baye Cooking Instructions:

  • Toast the Pinipig in a nonstick skillet over medium low heat, stirring constantly until golden brown.
  • Grind toasted Pinipig in a food processor until it becomes powder.
  • In a separate bowl, mix ground pinipig, coconut water and sugar.
  • Mix well before adding grated buko (young coconut).
  • Divide into serving portions.
  • Wrap each serving in banana leaves or wax paper.
  • Chill before serving.

baye-baye recipe

Baye baye is best served with a cup of hot coffee.

baye baye recipe




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2 Comments

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    Rachel Araque

    April 27, 2011 at 1:21 am

    it says in the recipe of Baye Baye, it is chilled after being wrapped in banana leaves or wax paper. are you sure it is not steamed or cooked? that’s how it looks in the picture. i want to be sure before i try it out.

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    Louella A. Refesada

    April 22, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    I thank you so much sa lahat ng bumubuo ng web site na ito,, malaki ang naitulong sa aking planong pagnenegosyo balang araw magkapera na ako….

    God bless.

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