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Homemade yema spread in a jar.
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5 from 3 votes

Yema Spread

This creamy and silky Yema spread is super easy to make and requires only 5 simple ingredients. Perfect spread for pandesal or toast. You can even use it as frosting for cakes or cupcakes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: spread
Servings: 16 tablespoons
Calories: 111kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 5 egg yolks
  • 1 can condensed milk 300ml
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoon butter unsalted
  • pinch of salt


  • Combine egg yolks and condensed milk in a pan or wok.
  • Turn on heat to medium. Stir the mixture with spatula or wooden spoon to prevent from sticking to the pan.
  • Cook until it thickens, but not too thick. It will go thicken more as it cools down.
  • Add the butter and salt and mix until it becomes smooth and shiny.
  • Turn heat off and add the vanilla extract and mix.
  • Let it cool down a bit then transfer to glass jars.



Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 99mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 192IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1mg