Easy to make Yema

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Total Time
15mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
10 mins

legend has it that yema balls were first made during the spanish era . they found a way to use up the excess yolk while the egg whites are used for the foundation of churches. (looking at the size and number of churches here, there must be a lot of yema balls made) . *this is usually served wrapped in colored cellophane. this is also very sweet. i really dont know how long it takes to make and how many servings.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. combine all the ingredients for the yema and cook until the mixture is thick.
  2. set aside and cool.
  3. roll into balls of about 1 inch in diameter.
  4. Prepare the syrup: blend all the ingredients for the syrup.
  5. Bring to a boil until syrup is caramel-colored.
  6. insert a toothpick into the yema ball and dip into the syrup.
  7. cool on greased baking pan.