PINOY DESSERT

WATCH: How to Make Fruit Cocktail Refrigerator Cake

This easy Filipino dessert only needs 4 ingredients!
Make this easy dessert at home! We used a 5 x 6 dish with this recipe. Feel free to add more fruits (we also love adding sliced bananas and apples, too!).  CLICK HERE for more FILIPINO DESSERT RECIPES. ...

Mango-Pandan Gulaman

Use mangoes instead of buko in everyone's fave pandan dessert.
Use mangoes instead of buko in everyone's fave pandan dessert. ...

Leche Flan Puto Recipe

This recipe is a combination of two Filipino desserts: leche flan and puto.
Combine two popular Filipino desserts, leche flan and puto, for a delicious homemade treat. Puto is a steamed cake that is traditionally made with rice, however, this version uses all-purpose flour making it ideal for creating cakes as cute as these!Its partner, leche flan, ...

Crema de Fruta Recipe

Crema de fruta is a Filipino dessert made up of 3 layers.
Crema de fruta is a Filipino dessert made up of 3 layers: soft sponge cake, smooth custard, and fruity gelatin. It's often served as part of a noche buena dessert spread, but feel free to whip it up at any time of ...

How to Bake a Perfect Batch of Pinoy-Style Cheese Cupcakes

When you make these at home, you can place extra cheese on top!
Pinoy-style cheese cupcakes are sweet treats that are often enjoyed for merienda or as a dessert. The cakes are dense and almost muffin-like (because of cheese mixed in) and the cake tops are often caramelized or topped with crusty melted cheddar cheese.Making ...

5 Important Details You Need to Know Before You Make Your First Brazo De Mercedes

This Filipino dessert is surprisingly easy to make.
Brazo de mercedes is one of those Filipino desserts that look difficult to put together, but is actually pretty easy! Think about it: you only need a few basic ingredients to make it, and a step-by-step guide to walk you through the ...

WATCH: How To Make Yogurt Fruit Salad

You'll love the tang the yogurt gives to an otherwise ordinary fruit salad.
 Ditch the cream for yogurt in this wholesome take on the usual Pinoy fruit salad. The yogurt lends the creaminess you expect from your fruit salad while the honey gives it that familiar sweet flavor.Either way, it's a delicious yet still satisfying version that ...

WATCH: How To Make Black Kutsinta

Flavored with molasses, these are hard to resist!
Molasses is the secret ingredient in these black kutsinta pieces. Its earthy, sweet, umami flavor gives it its distinctive color while imparting deep sweet flavors.If you love the flavor of molasses, feel free to increase the amount to as much as 1/4 cup ...

WATCH: How To Make Ube Halaya

The best ube halaya is the one you make at home.
It's sometimes hard to find ube halaya so when fresh ube is available, make your own. The best ube to use for is from Batangas because you can immediately see the deep purple color underneath the thin skin of the tuber. Peel it as thinly as possible ...

WATCH: How To Make Ube Brazo De Mercedes

The ube halaya custard adds earthy flavors!
Upgrade your Brazo de Mercedes cake by adding a layer of purple yam to it. The two layers of custard are the classic yellow and a vibrant purple custard made with ube halaya. It's a classic Pinoy dessert made even better with a small tweak ...

Ube Creme Brulee Recipe

Think leche flan but lighter, with a crackly sugar layer in a delicate lavender hue.
Delicate and light, this creme brûlée version is infused with ube halaya. Use a culinary torch to burn the sugar until it's caramelized to achieve the signature hard candy surface that you crack open before enjoying.  ...

Ube Puto Recipe

Buttery puto in ube flavors? Yes, please!
Top these vibrant ube-flavored puto with grated cheddar cheese for a sweet, salty combo that you can enjoy as is or paired with your afternoon merienda.   ...

WATCH: How To Make Melon Sago

This refreshing melon dessert is a layered cup of sago pearls in sweetened cream, melon strips, and melon-flavored gelatin cubes.
Take advantage of the melons currently in the markets and make this refreshing dessert. This melon cup is made of layers of sago pearls tossed in cream, strands of melon, and gelatin cubes infused with fresh melon juice.The melons you use are key to ...

WATCH: How To Bake Ube Crinkles

Ube + crinkles = happiness in a cookie
Ube is known for its vibrant hue and warm, earthy flavor that marries well with other flavors. So, we took the gorgeous color of the yam and its flavors and put it in fudgy crinkles. Takes 30 minutes plus chillingMakes 20 cookies1 large egg1/4 cup canola oil, ...

WATCH: How To Make Cathedral Window Bars

This gelatin dessert is gorgeously colorful and also fruity delicious.
Cathedral windows is a childhood favorite dessert, and for anyone who loves gelatin desserts, it's comfort food. However, if you've ever dismayed about the amount of time and effort it needs to make one from scratch, we got you covered. We think this easy and ...

Everything You Need To Make Cheese Puto

Everyone loves these soft, fluffy and buttery rice cakes with chunks of savory cheese.
What could be better than puto? Puto topped with cheese.Puto at its most basic is traditionally made plain and actually made from rice flour. This sweetened steamed rice cake is one of our Filipino kakanin. It's our version of the West's cupcakes but more simply ...

WATCH: This Is How You Make A Thick And Fluffy Brazo de Mercedes Cake

This is a dessert that tastes like your childhood!
This meringue cake is going to be your new favorite thing to bake this holiday season. This Brazo de Mercedes rolled cake recipe guarantees a thick and fluffy cake. You'll want to make it all the time because it tastes like your childhood! ...

Ube Leche Flan Cupcakes Recipe

Ube + Leche Flan is going to be your new favorite cupcake combo.
Earthy ube is the perfect pairing for the sweet, creamy leche flan on top of this cupcake. No frosting needed!  ...

WATCH: Coffee Fans Will Fall In Love With This Leche Flan Cake!

This leche flan cake is infused with the warm nutty flavors of coffee!
If you are a big fan of coffee, you will love that this leche flan cake takes your coffee and infuses both layers of this decadent cake! The top is a creamy coffee confection topped with a caramel sauce and on the bottom is a ...

WATCH: We Put Leche Flan And Puto Together Into the Ultimate Dessert Mash Up!

Two Pinoy dessert favorites come together for a treat that's big on flavor and taste.
This is one leche flan dessert you won't be able to resist! It's a leche flan baked on top of a puto cake that's made with lots of coconut milk. The soft puto cake on the bottom will soak up all the dripping caramel from ...
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