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Yema Cake Recipe

Yema Cake Recipe is a trending dessert prepared by curious Filipinos around the world who has the passion in cooking. It is very popular nowadays that many are preparing and cooking it for their family to enjoy.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: caramel cake, yema, yema cake
Servings: 1
Calories: 5996kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 1 cup cake flour
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 6 pcs egg
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp cream of tartar
  • 250 g cream cheese


  • 760 g condensed milk
  • 5 pcs egg yolk
  • 250 g cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup butter


  • Separate the egg yolks and put it in a bowl.
  • Melt the butter and cream cheese in a boiling water.
  • Add in the evaporated milk.
  • Mix the cake flour, as well as the butter and cream cheese mixture.
  • Add the egg gradually and mix well.
  • Pour the lemon juice and mix again.
  • Mix the egg white, ¼ tsp cream of tartar using an electric mixer in medium speed.
  • Add in the sugar and mix until stiff peak.
  • Combine it with the cream cheese and butter mixture.
  • Mix slowly using spatula.
  • Put it in a baking pan and bake for 20 - 30 minutes at 160 Degrees Celcius.
  • Cook the toppings in a separate pot.
  • Add the 2 cans of condensed milk, and gradually add the egg yolks in the pot.
  • Add 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
  • Continuously stir until it becomes thick.
  • Pour the toppings in the cake and grate desired amount of cheess on top.
  • Serve.


Calories: 5996kcal | Carbohydrates: 620g | Protein: 155g | Fat: 331g | Saturated Fat: 202g | Cholesterol: 1116mg | Sodium: 4146mg | Potassium: 3658mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 524g | Vitamin A: 10800IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 4252mg | Iron: 5mg