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How to Make Yema Triangle Panlasang Pinoy
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How to Make Yema

This is a recipe for Yema.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: custard, dessert, yema
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 320kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 7 pieces egg yolks
  • 1 can condensed milk (14 oz.)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 5 tablespoons chopped walnuts or peanuts


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



Serving: 6g | Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 281mg | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 0.4mg