Soft and Savory Wingko Recipe, Perfect for Snacks


Wingko is a typical Javanese snack made from glutinous rice flour and grated coconut. The taste is soft and savory with the scent of coconut. Good for coffee.

Wingko first introduced in the village of Babat, East Java. Then popularly known as wingko tripe. This snack is popular in various cities in Java, including in Semarang.

The dough is made from soft glutinous rice flour. Tossed with butter, eggs and grated coconut. Then baked or cooked slowly until browned and the dough is cooked.

Some are round, flat or rectangular. detikfood readers, Deasi E, often make it as the mother’s favorite snack. You can make your own wingko which is legit tender with the recipe instructions below.

Wingko Recipe

Total Serving Time : 180 Minute
For Presentation: 24 Portion
Recipe Title: Wingko
Category : snack
Cook : glutinous rice flour
Preparation Duration : 30 Minute
Cooking Duration: 150 Minute
Total Duration : 180 Minute
Material :
  • 300 g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 500 g glutinous rice flour
  • 100 g butter
  • 11/2 pieces of grated young coconut
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil for greasing
How to Make Wingko:
  1. Beat eggs and sugar using a wire whisk until well blended.
  2. Add the glutinous rice flour, vanilla powder and butter, mix well while kneading.
  3. Enter the grated coconut, knead again until the dough is really smooth and soft.
  4. Grease a rectangular tin with cooking oil then heat the pan in the oven.
  5. After the pan is hot, put the dough into the pan, smooth it out. Bake for more than 3.5-4 hours on low heat.
  6. If the top dough is dry, it means the wingko is cooked. Remove from the oven, then remove the wingko from the pan, wait until the wingko is completely cool before cutting into pieces.
  7. Wingko is ready to be served.
Grated CoconutGrated coconut for wingko. Photo: Special

Tips for making Wingko:

1. To get wingko soft and fragrant, make sure to use young coconut that is peeled and grated. If the coconut is too old it will make the wingko texture hard.
2. In addition to taste and aroma, can be added pieces of jackfruit or raisins.
3. Baking time depends on the type and condition of each oven, it could be shorter. Always use low heat so it doesn’t burn.

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