Tuesday, May 25, 2010

How to make Yemas (Egg Candies)


1 can (14 oz.) condensed milk
10 egg yolk

1 cup sugar
1 tbsp. water
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tbsp. corn syrup
3 cup water

How to make yemas


Beat egg yolks until blended. Combine yolks with condensed milk and vanilla extract in a heavy pot over low heat.

Cook stirring until thick enough to shape into balls. This will take about 30 minutes. Let cool slightly.


Shape into marble-sized balls with buttered hand's. Set aside.

Combine sugar, water, and corn syrup for caramel in a thick saucepan placed over medium heat and tip pan from side to side until sugar melts into eight brown syrup (about 12-15 minutes.

Test by dripping syrup into a cup of cold water - it should form into a ball if caramel has reach the right consistency.

Remove from heat Dip each ball into the syrup. Using 2 teaspoons lift the ball from syrup removing it from teaspoon to teaspoon to let excess syrup drop off .

Place on greased cookie sheet. Ouickly work on the rest before caramel hardens. Makes about 85 balls.


aira said...

hi, sarap naman yan po gawin yan ska mag kano ang magagastos sa pag gwa nyan tnx for sharing

Recipe ideas can be great with love and care felt while cooking. I can't imagine how much my love one's will love this dish!