Mamon or yellow sponge cake recipe

Mamon or yellow sponge cake recipe

A great Filipino dessert recipe to try !
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 8 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1/3 cup melted Butter
  • 1/3 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3/4 cup sugar

1. Beat in a mixer at high speed until thick: 8 egg yolks (at room temperature), 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/3 cup water.
2. When sugar granules are well blended in the mixture. At low speed, add 1 tbsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1-3/4 cup sifted cake flour, 1/3 cup melted butter (cooled down), 1/4 tsp. orange extract, and 1/4 tsp. lemon extract.
3. In a separate bowl, beat 8 eggwhites with 1 tsp. of cream of tartar at high speed. Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar and beat until stiff for about 4 minutes.
4. Fold in the yolk mixture into the whites.
5. Grease 14 big mamon molds or 20 small molds with softened or melted butter on all sides.
6. Pour the mamon mixture into the greased molds until 3/4 full.
7. Bake mamon at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 to 15 minutes.
8. When done, brush the mamon with softened butter or grated cheese and roll in a plate of sugar. The Filipino dessert recipe is ready to serve...nice !


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