How to Make Yema Spread

How to Make Yema Spread


  • 1 can 300ml condensed milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tbsp white sugar
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • pinch of iodized salt
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pc calamansi juiced


  • Heat a pan in low fire. (It’s best to use a non-stick pan)
  • Add the sugar and let it caramelize. Do not stir until it caramelizes completely. Just swirl the pan.
  • Add the butter and let it melt.
  • Add the condensed milk. Cook while continuously stirring. You will notice the caramel will get hard but it’s okay it will melt later on.
  • After 5 minutes, add the egg yolk, salt, vanilla, and calamansi juice. Cook for another 5 minutes while continuously stirring to avoid burning of the mixture.
  • After 5 minutes, adjust to medium heat. Continue cooking for another 5 minutes while stirring faster. For a total of 15 minutes the yema spread is done. Turn off the heat and let it cool.
  • Prepare the container for the yema spread. Sterilize an empty glass jar into boiling water for 10 minutes. This process will make the shelf life of yema spread longer.
  • Transfer the yema spread to the sterilized jar and place the cap.
  • Serve with your favorite bread and enjoy your yema spread!


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