Mini Ube Mamon
By: Jackie Ang Po
Makes about 26 pieces
2 cups cake flour
1 cup sugar, divided
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup corn oil
1 teaspoon ube flavocol
6 egg yolks
10 egg whites
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
For the topping
grated cheese (optional)
1 Sift together flour, 1/2 cup sugar, and baking powder.
2 In a large bowl, combine water, milk, oil, flavocol, and egg yolks.
3 Mix together the liquid and dry ingredients. Do not overmix.
4 Using an electric mixer, beat egg whites, remaining sugar, and cream of tartar until medium peaks form; fold into the prepared mixture.
5 Pour into lined mamon or cupcake molds until three-fourths full. (You may also use a muffin pan.)
6 Bake at 350ºF for 20 to 30 minutes.
7 Brush with melted butter, sprinkle with sugar, and grated cheese (if desired).
For a step-by-step lesson, click DIY: How to Make Mini Ube Mamon
Substitution tip No cake flour? No problem! For every 1 cup cake flour your recipe needs, substitute with 1 cup minus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour.