Brazo De Mercedes (Creme-Filled Log Cake)

Brazo De Mercedes (Creme-Filled Log Cake)

Chef Jing Palasigue

Brazo de Mercedes (Creme-Filled Log Cake.) (Photo by Ivan Kevin Castro)

Brazo de Mercedes (Creme-Filled Log Cake.) (Photo by Ivan Kevin Castro)

Recipe by Chef Jing Palasigue of Cakes ‘n Crumbs


10 pieces large egg yolks1 cup condensed milk2 tablespoons butter1 teaspoon vanilla

Place egg yolks and condensed milk in a sauce pan. Put it on top of a double boiler. Continue stirring until it becomes thick. Add butter and vanilla. Set aside.


10 large egg whites1 teaspoon cream of tartar¾ cup of sugar

Put egg whites and cream of tartar in a mixing bowl. Put mixer into high speed. Add the sugar little by little up to 3 minutes. Place in a 12 x 16 pan. Spread the meringue and bake it for around 15 minutes.

To Assemble

When the meringue comes out of the oven, flip it in a piece of katsa (muslin cloth) dusted with powdered sugar. Spread the filling evenly on a top of the meringue. Roll in to form a log.

Serves 10-12

Published on : 15/03/2018 by Puerto Parrot

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