How to Make Yema

Yema is a Filipino candy made of eggs, milk and butter. There are variations of yema depending on the creativity of the maker.  Although, the common ingredients are milk, eggs and butter; others add peanut butter (and other grounded nuts), sugar and powdered milk. Yema are delicious (similar to European pastillas) and popular among children and adults.

Materials and Equipment

Measuring cups and spoons
Wooden spoon
Mixing bowls
Knife and chopping board
Small bowls
Colored cellophane (for wrapping)


2 big can condensed milk
2 egg yolks
1 tbsp butter or margarine
1 tbsp vanilla (optional)
1 cup sugar

Procedure how to make Yema:

Put condensed milk in pan.
Put the pan on stove with low fire.
Then add egg yolk and butter (or margarine)
Add sugar and vanilla
Mix continuously until the mixture is thick.
Remove from stove and let it cool.
Wrap in cellophane and shape it like a pyramid. Or other shapes you desire.
This is now ready for packaging and selling.

Here is a video guide:

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