Yema Cake

Yema Cake Recipe

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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

How to Make Yema Cake

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.

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About Yema Cake

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