Yema Cake Recipe

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Yema Cake

Jean Ray

By
@Sheepdoc

Always looking for egg recipes. This uses 12!

Rating:
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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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare pan with parchment paper.
2Melt butter, milk and cream cheese in the microwave. Cool. Add salt, cornstarch, lemon juice, flour, and egg yolks. Set aside.
3In a clean bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar and vanilla. When it gets frothy, slowly beat in sugar until stiff.
4Fold egg whites into egg yolk mixture. Pour into pan. Cook at 375 for 75 minutes.
5Yema 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.
6After 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