Cupcake Top Cookies

I really didn’t know what to name these cookies, But I gave some to a dear friend she told me that it reminded her of cupcake tops… from the taste, texture and shape… So… that’s what I call them ūüôā

Super NOT healthy dessert, but… fun, tasty and cute.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Box of Cake Mix (any flavor–I used Funfetti)
  • 1 Stick of Butter (Melted)
  • 8oz Cream Cheese (Room Temp)
  • 2 teaspoons of Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Egg

Directions:

  • In a mixing bowl add, cake mix, butter, cream cheese , vanilla extract, egg, mix all together and make sure there aren’t any lumps. Set in fridge for 2 hours
  • Oven at 250. Take a baking pan, line it with parchment paper.
  • Roll the cookie mixture into a small or medium size ball and flatten them, set on baking pan 2 inches from each other put in oven for about 8-10 mins, cookie should be chewy and not hard

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Cassava Cake

This traditional Filipino dessert is so amazing and it’s definitely for all you guys who have a sweet tooth. You will always find this cake at most Filipino Bakeries and my family always has it on the table at birthday parties. I hope you guys try it out… YUM!


Ingredients:

  • ¬† ¬†2 packs (16 oz) grated cassava
  • ¬† ¬†1 can (14 oz) condensed milk
  • ¬† ¬†1 can (13.5 oz) coconut milk
  • ¬† ¬†1 bottle (12 oz) macapuno strings¬†(use only 1/2 bottle, the other 1/2 for topping)
  • ¬† ¬†2 eggs

Ingredients for Topping:

  • 1/2 can condensed milk
  • 1/2 can evaporated milk¬†
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 bottle macapuno strings¬†

Directions:

  • Oven to 375 degrees
  • Prepare a baking pan and grease with butter, set aside
  • Combine all ingredients in a deep bowl, and mix
  • Transfer to the greased baking pan
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes
  • Combine the topping ingredients
  • Pour-in over to the top of the baked cassava
  • Bake for another 15-25 minutes.

I have to “Confess” that Cassava Cake¬†is one of my favorite filipino deserts

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