How to Make Yema


  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar


  1. Combine all the ingredients for the yema and cook until the mixture is thick.
  2. Set aside and cool.
  3. Roll into balls of about 1 inch in diameter.
  4. Prepare the syrup: blend all the ingredients for the syrup.
  5. Bring to a boil until syrup is caramel-colored.
  6. Insert a toothpick into the yema ball and dip into the syrup.
  7. Cool on greased baking pan.


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