CARAMEL MAMON (VER. 1)

Your favorite mamon, just got carameluscious…

This Caramel Mamon is a soft, fluffy and melt-in-your-mouth mamon glazed with yummy caramel topping and sprinkling of crushed nuts.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cups cake flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 4 large egg whites
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup fresh or evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • ¼ cup white sugar (for the meringue)

Caramel Topping

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch dissolve in ¾ cup water
  • crushed nuts

WATCH: Video on How to Make Caramel Mamon

Procedure:

  • In a large bowl, sift and combine together the dry ingredients: cake flour, baking powder and salt. Mix to combine and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the wet ingredients: egg yolks, sugar, vegetable oil, milk and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients. Mix until well combined. Beat until no lumps. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy.
  • Add cream of tartar and continue beating.
  • Gradually add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Combine the batter and meringue.
  • Gently fold the meringue into the batter. Mix until well combined.
  • Line the mamon molder with the mamon liner.
  • Fill up about 3/4 of each molder with the cake batter.
  • Gently tap each molder to remove air bubbles.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 170 C for about 25 minutes or until the toothpick inserted in the center becomes clean.
  • Place in a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in water. Stir and set aside.
  • To Make the Caramel Topping: In a pan, caramelize the sugar over medium-low heat.
  • Cook until it turns amber in color.
  • Add the water and stir.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture to the caramel carefully. Stir until well combined.
  • Stir until smooth and glossy. Continue stirring until it turns amber in color and slightly thickened.
  • Set aside and let it cool.
  • Glaze each mamon with the caramel.
  • Sprinkle with crushed nuts on top.
  • Enjoy!

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