Steamed Yema Cupcakes

Steamed Yema Cupcakes
Steamed Yema Cupcakes

Yield: 24 cupcake size


  • 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 cup milk
  • 1⁄2 cup water
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs (separated)
  • 1 cup sugar

For Yema Frosting:

  • 6 egg yolks
  •  1 can evaporated milk
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • grated cheese (garnish)


Blend salt with yolks and add sugar slowly until smooth.

Combine milk and water.

Add flour and baking powder.
Mix well.

Add vanilla and mix.

Beat egg white and fold with the batter.
Pour cupcake pan and steam for 15 – 20 minutes. Set aside.

Get a shallow pan and then combine the condensed milk, egg yolks and evaporated milk
Slowly cook the mixture under a low fire and then continue stirring until it reaches a thick consistency.

Spread yema frosting on each cupcakes and sprinkle cheese on top. Ready to serve. Enjoy!p


Photo by @sweethackdesserts