Yema Cake Recipe

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Yema Cake

Jean Ray

By
@Sheepdoc

Always looking for egg recipes. This uses 12!


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CAKE

1/4 c
butter
1/2 c
milk
8 oz
cream cheese
1/4 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 c
flour
6
eggs, separated
1 tsp
lemon juice
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2/3 c
sugar

ICING

2 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
6
egg yolks
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1/4 c
butter
1/2 c
grated cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare pan with parchment paper.
2
Melt butter, milk and cream cheese in the microwave. Cool. Add salt, cornstarch, lemon juice, flour, and egg yolks. Set aside.
3
In a clean bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar and vanilla. When it gets frothy, slowly beat in sugar until stiff.
4
Fold egg whites into egg yolk mixture. Pour into pan. Cook at 375 for 75 minutes.
5
Yema icing: Heat 2 cans of sweetened condensed milk over low heat, add in 6 egg yolks, vanilla and almond icing, and butter. Cook and stir until thick enough to spread.
6
After cake has cooled at least 15 minutes, remove from pan and carefully cut in half so there are 2 layers. Place half of cake on serving plate and cover with about 1/3 of icing. Top with second half and cover top and sides with rest of icing. Put grated cheese on top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Filipino