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Yema Balls Recipe

Yema is a versatile delicacy, and it can be presented in various ways. The most common way is rolling it into spherical shapes or yema balls. This yema balls recipe is perfect as a gift or “pasalubong” to your loved ones.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: yema, yema balls
Servings: 10
Calories: 65kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp ground peanut
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 can condensed milk


  • Melt the butter in a pan.
  • Add in the condensed milk.
  • Consistently stir to avoid burning.
  • Add in the egg yolk and mix well.
  • Next add the peanut and keep mixing until you reached the desired consistency.
  • Shape the mixture into circle and add it in a container.
  • Serve.


Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 184IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg