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sylvanas recipe

Sylvanas Recipe

Sylvanas or Silvanas is a Filipino sans rival cookie sandwich made of meringue, crushed cashew and crushed biscuit. Try this easy recipe to enjoy with your family or to start a business.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: silvanas, sylvanas
Servings: 12
Calories: 403kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 6 egg whites
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ cup cashew crushed
  • 1 cup butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup biscuit crushed


To make the meringue biscuit

  • Whip the egg whites using a hand mixer. Add the cream of tartar then mix again. Gradually add granulated sugar as you continue mixing until soft peaks form.
    whip the egg whites and sugar
  • Pour the crushed cashew and fold it using a spatula. Transfer the meringue to a piping bag.
    add the crushed cashew
  • Place a parchment paper on the baking tray. Print out a guide you can follow to shape the biscuits. Put it in between the parchment paper and the baking tray. Pipe the meringue according to the shape of the guide. Use a spatula or spoon to flatten and to fix the shape.
    pipe the meringue
  • Remove the guide. Then bake at 150C for 20 minutes and let it cool down.
    Bake and let it cool down

To make the buttercream filling

  • Cream the butter and sugar using a spatula or handheld electric mixer until pale and creamy.,
    cream the butter and sugar
  • Add the milk and mix again until well combined.
    add the milk and mix again

To assemble Sylvanas

  • Get a biscuit and fill it with buttercream. Make into a sandwich by adding another meringue. Then spread buttercream all over the meringue sandwich.
    put the filling and make a sandwich
  • Roll each sandwich in crushed biscuits until they get covered completely.
    roll it in crushed graham


Serving: 12g | Calories: 403kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 349mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 477IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 2mg