Yema Custard Frosting – Filipino style Dulce de Leche

Yema Custard Frosting Easy Filipino style Dulce de Leche

Easy to make Philippine style dulce de leche frosting

  • Author: AmusingMaria
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 to 1 1/2 cups


  • 2 egg  yolks
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk


  1. Pour sweetened condensed milk in a pan
  2. Add egg yolks
  3. Mix slowly until fully combined
  4. Cook the mixture on medium low heat
  5. Mix frequently until mixture thickens
  6. Switch between low to medium low heat to prevent milk from burning
  7. Bring temperature of custard to 160 F to 162 F
    Remove from heat


Practice safety when cooking egg yolks. Use a thermometer for cooking and temp custard at 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

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