Yema Recipe

Yema Recipe

 

Yema is the Spanish word for egg yolks. In the Philippines, it is the name for a candy made of egg yolks, condensed milk, and butter.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 25 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 7 pcs egg yolks
  • 14 fl oz condensed milk, (1 can)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 5 tbsp walnuts, or peanuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine egg yolks and condensed milk. Mix well.
  2. Add chopped walnuts. Whisk until well blended.
  3. Melt butter in a cooking pot or pan. Pour the egg yolk mistuxe into the pan.
  4. Continue to cook until the consistency becomes very thick to the point that it can easily form a shape when molded.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a bowl. Let it cool down.
  6. Cut the cellophane into 3x3-inch pieces. Scoop 1 tablespoons of mixture and place at the middle of the cellophane.

  7. Wrap the yema while molding to form a pyramid shape piece (note: watch the video for details). Continue to wrap the yema until all the mixture are consumed.

  8. Serve . Share and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 49g
  • :
  • Calcium: 265mg
  • Calories: 395kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Cholesterol: 43mg
  • Fat: 19g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g
  • Potassium: 372mg
  • Protein: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 180mg
  • Vitamin A: 507IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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