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Mamon 2


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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Mamon for those who does not know is a very soft yellow sponge cake with a moist buttery top and grated cheese toppings, it’s one of the all time favourite baked goods in the Philippines, can be consumed freshly baked or straight from the fridge.


  • 8 eggs (whites and yolks separated)
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 3/4 cups flour, sifted
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 tsp orange extract
  • 1/4 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • grated cheddar cheese


  1. Using and mixer beat together egg yolks, 1/2 cup sugar and 1/3 cup water at high speed.
  2. Once the yolk mixture is evenly combined add baking powder, salt, flour, melted butter, orange extract and lemon extract using low speed. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl combine egg whites and cream of tartar then beat at high speed. Gradually add the remaining sugar a spoonful at a time and continue beating until stiff.
  4. Fold in the yolk and flour mixture into the egg white mixture.
  5. Place in muffin pans lined with muffin cups, pour until 3/4 full. Then bake on a preheated oven at 180C for 15 minutes.
  6. Once cooked generously brush mamon with melted butter on top this makes the top sticky when it sets, then add grated cheese.