Yema Candy^_^

Nonette Alcaraz


This candy is very popular in the Philippines. It is kind of a melts-in-the mouth candy that most children love. It is also a popular present ("pasalubong")among filipinos to their loved ones every time they returned home.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
15 Min


  • 1 can(s)
    condensed milk
  • 2 large
    eggs, yolk only
  • 1 small
    boiled potato (mashed)
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • pinch
    of salt
  • ·
    colored cellophane for wrapping

How to Make Yema Candy^_^


  1. Directions:

    Place a pot over low heat.
    Pour in condensed milk, egg yolk, vanilla extract, a pinch of salt,mashed potato, & melted butter. Continue stirring until mixture is thick that can form into a ball. Turn off fire. Cool before wrapping.Once the mixture is cool get a spoonful of it & shape it into your desired shape either a pyramid or a ball shape. Roll over the sweet yema into a floured board to avoid sticking. Wrap yema in a colored cellophane.

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About Yema Candy^_^

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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