Espasol rolls in banana leaves
TypeRice cake
Place of originPhilippines
Region or stateLaguna
Main ingredientsRice flour, coconut milk, sweetened coconut
Similar dishesMont pya lu
Special espasol (Baliuag, Bulacan)

Espasol is a cylinder-shaped Filipino rice cake. Originating from the province of Laguna, it is traditionally sold during the Christmas season. It is made from rice flour cooked in coconut milk and sweetened coconut strips and, afterwards, dusted with toasted rice flour.[1][2]

The term espasol is also used to describe a person's excessive make-up.

See also


  1. ^ "Dream Themes 2 - Espasol". Archived from the original on September 21, 2007. Retrieved July 7, 2007.
  2. ^ Filipino Recipe Site