No Bake Desserts 29 results

Sampalok Candy (Tamarind Candy) Recipe!

Tamarind or Sampalok in Filipino dialect is widely used ingredient in South East Asian countries like Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and including Philippines.  Mostly used for making soups and sauces. The sweet, sour and fruity taste gives a unique flavor in dishes like for example our famous Filipino signature dish “Sinigang”. This ingredient can also be used in drinks and sweets like. This recipe is simple and very easy to prepare. It’s a simple concoction of tamarind and sugar ...

Shakoy (Twisted Fried Donuts) Recipe!!!

Twisted Fried Donuts “Shakoy” is a Filipino all-time favourite snack “meryenda” and it is very popular with its native version of twisted sugar doughnuts. You can buy and find this everywhere in all edges here in Philippines, local markets and even in street vendors. I remember how I love Shakoy when I was just a kid, I force my grandmother (Lola) to cooked it every day for an afternoon snack. Now that I’m old enough to know the procedures and how to cook, now, my Lola always wants ...

Polvoron Filipino Recipe!!!

Polvoron came for the Spanish word “Polvo” which means powder, or dust. This was introduced by the Spaniards when they dominated the Philippines long time ago. Polvoron is a type of soft and heavy, very crumbly Spanish shortbread made of milk , flour, sugar and nuts specially almonds. This is considered as a dessert or snack in the Philippines wherein roasted rice puffs referred to locally as “pinipig” is added. There are several versions and flavours for this Filipino treat that are ...

Yema Filipino Recipe!!!

Yema is a very gooey and soft custard candy that was created by Filipino’s during the time of Spanish colonization. It comes from the word yolk in Spanish. Originating from the province of many sweets, Bulacan. It comes in different forms and shapes then covered in sugar. It is usually wrapped in colorful cellophane or skewered in toothpicks. This chewy treat is served bite-sized and is a finger food. We Filipinos love to eat it after our meals, as a snack or anytime you have a craving for ...

Colorful Layered Jello

  Nothing is more festive than layered jello, it’s always great at any party.  You can tailor the colors to match the occasion or the party theme.  It’s very versatile and tastes great too. Layered Jello is a great idea for kids' parties.  They're firm enough to be be finger food.  For younger children cut them into smaller cubes so the little hands can pick them up easily.  When we serve this at parties we cut them into squares and place each square in a paper cupcake ...

Gulaman – Gelatin in Coconut Milk Recipe!!!

Gulaman is a local gelatin made from seaweeds, is usually sold in long dried bars of red, green, or clear, unflavoured. This dessert is very simple, easy to prepare and cook. This is one of all time Filipino desert and is sold by vendors everywhere. It is another popular dessert in the Philippines, mainly because it’s easy to make and it’s very economical. My mother always surprised me with this dessert, you can choose ingredients you want and you can add anything you like. My mother ...

Macaroni Salad (Filipino Style) Recipe!!!

Filipino Style Macaroni Salad is typically served during special occasions like birthday parties, weddings, Fiestas and specially Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  Macaroni Salad is very easy to prepare and to cook. It doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare this mouth-watering dessert, snack or appetizer. Macaroni salad in the Philippines is usually made with macaroni noodles; mayonnaise, condensed milk and all-purpose cream,  fruit cocktail, kaong, raisins, nata de coco and cheese make ...

Suman Malagkit (Sticky Rice Roll in Banana Leaves) Recipe!!!

Suman malagkit (Sticky Rice Roll in Banana Leaves) is one of the famous snacks (merienda) in our Country. It's  inexpensive and very easy to make. Most of the flavor comes from the banana leaf wrapping thus, no artificial flavoring is needed. I live in the small tropical province of Bohol Philippines.  It's abundant with banana trees, they grow everywhere.  I grew up watching my family make different varieties of banana leaf wrapped suman.   We make “lidgid”, made with grated ...

Kamote Turon – Lumpiang Kamote (Sweet Potato Roll) Recipe

Kamote Turon or Lumpiang Kamote (fried sweet potato roll) is a famous and easy to prepare Filipino dessert (panghimagas) or snack (merienda).   Kamote (sweet potato) is abundant in our place.  They grow anywhere even if you don't tend them. I plant sweet potatoes with the help my my grandmother.   My grandmother has a green thumb she easily grows fruits and veggies. When we were younger my cousins and I would help my grandmother plant and harvest sweet potato.   We made some of ...

Cascaron – Bitsu-Bitsu (Dough Balls) Recipe

Cascaron, deep fried bread dough, is a popular merienda (snack) option in the Philippines. Filipinos love fried food. I love anything fried!  Cascaron  or “Bitsu-Bitsu”,  deep fried bread dough; crunchy outside; soft and sticky inside.   It's made from mochiko flour, a kind of sweet rice flour.   Cascaron is a sweet crunchy snack that should not be confused with the other bread dish called bitso-bitso or bicho-bicho which uses all purpose flour instead of mochiko flour. If ...