How to Make Ube Ensaymada

E nsaymada is one of the classic Filipino breads which is covered with margarine and sugar and top it with grated cheese to make it extra sp...


Ensaymada is one of the classic Filipino breads which is covered with margarine and sugar and top it with grated cheese to make it extra special.
I can remember it exactly how it feels when I was young every time I see it in almost every Filipino bakery. That time, it was just plain ensaymada, meaning no extra flavouring, no grated cheese on top but people already enjoyed eating it. 
These days, they are even made special by putting some extra flavour and toppings. This includes adding ube(yam) flavour and with grated cheddar cheese as topping. This is what I covered in this article on how to make ube ensaymada. Ensaymada is a perfect mate for your favourite morning coffee or tea. 

HOW TO MAKE ENSAYMADA SPECIAL?

You need time and patience to make ensaymada special and to achieve a good rise and make the ensaymada dough recipe soft. Seeing the result is amazing and worth the wait. I can say that this dough is different to other doughs because the ensaymada dough is a bit sticky. Adding the ube (yam) flavour is now a trend to many people. You must give it a try and let us know if you still prefer the original enasaymada or the flavoured ones.
For the toppings, you can just use the regular coats and toppings or you can make it extra special by changing the coat of sugar and margarine to creamed butter and powder sugar and tons of grated cheddar cheese. Some people also use salted egg to make it even more special and give a little twist.

NOTES TO REMEMBER ON HOW TO MAKE UBE ENSAYMADA
  • It is normal for the ensaymada dough to be sticky. It will become less sticky as you knead. You can add flour but not a lot and slowly because adding too much flour can lead to a dry, crumbly and dough which is difficult to work with. This can contribute too to a dough which does not rise very well and makes a chewy bread instead of being soft.
  • If you don't have enough time in a day, you can make the dough ahead and refrigerate it after kneading making sure it is fully covered and can make it the next day. Just remember to let it sit at room temperature for about half an hour before using it. Deflate air. Shape it then bake.
  • Using an instant yeast saves you time. You can directly mix it with the dry mixture, unlike active dry yeast that you need to first proof in warm water (110 degrees Fahrenheit)  first and let it sit for few minutes.
WATCH AND SUBSCRIBE:

SOME OTHER FILIPINO TREATS YOU MUST TRY: 
  • COCONUT MACAROONS - sweet treats made of flour with sweetened condensed milk, butter, eggs and desiccated coconut.
  • CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES - if you are craving for a cookie but also craves a brownie, this perfect for you. It is coated with powdered sugar.
  • BANANA CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFIN - this is for those fans of banana and chocolates.
  • LECHE FLAN - this is steamed or baked milk and eggs on top of a caramelized sugar
  • BEEF EMPANADA - this is a Filipino pastry with cooked ground beef mixture as filling


ENSAYMADA INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup milk, warm
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3/12 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
  • 2 1/4 tsp instant yeast or 1 pack
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tbsp. ube flavouring
  • 1/4 cup butter, extra for brushing
TOPPINGS:
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • cheddar cheese, grated
PROCEDURE:
  1. Combine all the ingredients except for the extra butter in a mixing bowl.
  2. Start with all the dry ingredients and whisk it.
  3. Then add egg yolks and warm milk. Whisk it again. After that, by using a stand mixer give a beat medium speed until it is combined.
  4. Add the softened butter slowly until just combined. Stop beating and scrape the sides of the bowl.
  5. Add the ube flavouring then knead the dough using the dough attachment at a low speed from 8-10 minutes. It is normal that the dough is sticky this time. You can add some flour slowly but not a lot to prevent the dough from becoming dry.
  6. Scrape the sides. Grease another bowl and transfer the ensaymada dough into it. Cover it with a kitchen towel or a cling wrap in a warm area. Let it rest for about 60-90 minutes or until you can see the dough doubled in size.
  7. After the dough has doubled size, put into a highly floured surface and roll into a log. Divide into 2. Roll again and divide it into 2 again. Repeat the same step until you will reach your desired size. Alternatively, you can a digital weighing scale for a uniform size.
  8. Roll a slice into a rectangle using a rolling pin and spread some butter then roll it into thin log. Then shape it like a loop (coil). Don't forget to tuck the end under. Repeat the process until all the dough is done.
  9. Placed the shaped dough into a prepared baking tray with parchment paper. If you have available ensaymada mould, you can use the greased mould instead.
  10. After shaping all the dough, cover it with a cling wrap and let it rest again for about 30 minutes to an hour or until the dough has risen and doubled its size.
  11. Preheat the oven to 300°F or 150°C. Bake the ensaymada for 20-25 minutes. Let it cool completely for about 5-10 minutes.
  12. Brush the top with margarine then sprinkle or dip in granulated sugar and top it with grated cheddar cheese to make it more special.
  13. Enjoy it with coffee for a perfect breakfast or snack.
WATCH OUR LATEST VIDEO:


DID YOU MAKE THIS?

Share your creation on social media and tag @filcuisines_24. I will be so glad to see people make these great recipes at home and share with their loved ones. Let's cook, learn and don't forget to share. You can also FOLLOW and LIKE us at Food Cravings by Filipino Cuisines on Facebook and SUBSCRIBE to our youtube channel Filipino Cuisines for you to get more updated recipes.

COMMENTS

Name

Adobo,1,adobo ingredients,1,adobo sauce,1,adobong mani panlasang pinoy,1,adobong mani with garlic,1,adobong mani with sili,1,Appetizer,3,banana and chocolate muffins,1,banana bread chocolate muffins,1,banana bread coconut flour,1,banana bread demo,1,banana bread frozen bananas,1,banana bread greek yogurt,1,banana bread muffins healthy,1,banana bread one banana,1,banana bread using 2 bananas,1,banana bread vegan,1,banana chocolate chip muffins,1,banana chocolate chip muffins moist,1,banana chocolate muffins recipe,1,banana fritter with syrup,1,banana fritters air fryer,1,banana fritters baked,1,banana fritters filipino,1,banana fritters indian,1,BEEF,1,beef burger steak with mushroom gravy recipe,1,beef chao fan,1,beef chao fan chowking,1,beef chao fan recipe,1,beef chao fan recipe panlasang pinoy,1,beef empanada,1,beef empanada filling,1,beef empanada filling recipes,1,beef empanada recipe,1,beef empanada recipe spanish,1,beef empanadas,1,beef fried rice ala chowking,1,beef fried rice all recipes,1,beef fried rice easy,1,beef siomai chowking,1,beef siomai chowkingprice,1,beef siomai panlasang pinoy,1,beef siomai recipe,1,beef siomai recipe chowking,1,Best adobong mani recipe,1,best nandos rice recipe,1,best siomai recipe,1,bistek tagalog easy recipe,1,bistek tagalog ester landayan,1,bistek tagalog how to cook,1,bistek tagalog kawaling pinoy,1,bistek tagalog panlasang pinoy,1,bistek tagalog using lemon,1,Budget Meal,1,burger steak gravy ingredients,1,burger steak gravy recipe jollibee,1,burger steak with gravy,1,burger steak with gravy recipe,1,chicken,2,chicken adobo,1,chinese pork adobo with tofu,1,chocolate crinkle cookies,1,chocolate crinkle cookies recipe,1,chocolate crinkle cookies recipe using cocoa powder,1,coconut macaroons best recipe,1,coconut macaroons chocolate,1,coconut macaroons gluten free,1,coconut macaroons keto,1,coconut macaroons pinoy,1,coconut macaroons recipe,1,coconut macaroons vegan,1,Desserts,1,DINNER,9,easy nando's rice recipe,1,easy siomai recipe,1,ensaymada with ube halaya,1,filipino chicken adobo,1,Filipino chicken adobo recipe,1,Filipino Desserts,1,Filipino recipes,1,FISH,1,Food,1,free online courses alison,1,free online courses khan academy,1,free online courses with certificate harvard,1,free online courses with certificate mit,1,free online courses with certificate on coursera,1,goldilocks ube ensaymada recipe,1,hamburger steak with gravy,1,hawaiian pizza,1,hawaiian pizza calories,1,hawaiian pizza delivery,1,hawaiian pizza ingredients,1,hawaiian pizza recipe,1,hawaiian pizza toppings,1,hawaiian pizza with chicken,1,Health,11,homemade nandos rice recipe,1,how to apply in tesda,1,how to apply scholarship in tesda,1,how to apply tesda,1,how to cook adobo with tofu,1,How to cook adobong mani,1,how to cook pork adobo with tofu,1,how to cook sweet and sour fish fillet,1,how to enroll in tesda online courses,1,how to make banana fritters crispy,1,how to make italian meatballs in the oven,1,how to make nanaimo bar,1,how to make nandos rice recipe,1,how to make pork embutido,1,how to make spicy adobong mani,1,how to make sweet and sour fish fillet,1,how to make ube ensaymada,1,how to register tesda online course,2,ingredients of pork embutido,1,italian meatballs baked,1,italian meatballs from scratch,1,italian meatballs keto,1,italian meatballs oven,1,italian meatballs recipe baked,1,italian village meatballs,1,Leche Flan in the oven,1,Leche Flan recipe,1,LIFESTYLE,6,ling ling vegetable spring rolls,1,list of free tesda online courses 2020,2,LUNCH,8,MAIN DISH,2,maruya banana fritters,1,Movies,1,nanaimo bar,1,nanaimo bar filling without custard powder,1,nanaimo bar near me,1,nanaimo bars,1,nanaimo bars near me,1,nando's portuguese rice recipe,1,nandos rice recipe,1,nandos spicy rice recipe,1,NEWS,6,Pancit,1,Pancit bihon,1,Pancit bihon recipe,1,Pasta,2,pepper steak and gravy,1,pepper steak filipino style,1,pepper steak in pressure cooker,1,pepper steak kawaling pinoy,1,pepper steak pressure cooker,1,pepper steak rice,1,Peppers,1,pork adobo with tofu,1,pork adobo with tofu and tausi,1,pork adobo with tofu recipe,1,pork embutido,1,pork embutido by chef boy logro,1,pork embutido panlasang pinoy,1,pork embutido recipe for business,1,pork embutido recipe video,1,Recipe,1,recipe betty crocker,1,recipe for beef empanadas easy,1,recipe for bistek tagalog,1,recipe for chocolate crinkle cookies,1,recipe for nanaimo bar,1,recipe for vegetable spring rolls,1,recipe for vegetarian spring rolls,1,RECIPES,20,Roasted Potatoes,1,salad,1,Sausage,1,Savoury,1,SEAFOOD,1,Side dish,2,Sides,1,simple pepper steak,1,Snacks,5,spicy adobong mani recipe,1,sweet and sour fish fillet,1,sweet and sour fish fillet pinoy,1,sweet and sour fish fillet recipe,1,sweet and sour meatballs cranberry sauce,1,sweet and sour meatballs using cranberry sauce,1,sweet and sour meatballs with cranberry sauce,1,sweet and sour meatballs with vegetables,1,sweet n sour fish fillet,1,tesda courses,1,tesda free online courses list 2020,2,tesda online baking course free,2,tesda online certificate,5,tesda online course certificate,5,tesda online courses,1,tesda online courses enrollment,2,tesda online courses list,5,tesda online courses offered,5,tesda online courses with certificate,5,tesda online free courses,5,tesda scholarship,1,Treatment,7,ube ensaymada los angeles,1,Ube ensaymada red ribbon,1,ube halaya ensaymada recipe,1,ube macapuno ensaymada recipe,1,ultimate nanaimo bar recipe,1,vegetable spring rolls frozen,1,vegetable spring rolls pf changs,1,vegetable spring rolls recipe,1,Videos,2,
ltr
item
Filipino Cuisines: How to Make Ube Ensaymada
How to Make Ube Ensaymada
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-QccjDJ8OINo/X5Bfs4GxksI/AAAAAAAACFo/1uxyyy63nogFcoU55wbq-YQ6WPOB-BNqACLcBGAsYHQ/w640-h336/ensaymada1.png
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-QccjDJ8OINo/X5Bfs4GxksI/AAAAAAAACFo/1uxyyy63nogFcoU55wbq-YQ6WPOB-BNqACLcBGAsYHQ/s72-w640-c-h336/ensaymada1.png
Filipino Cuisines
https://www.filipinocuisines.com/2020/10/how-to-make-ube-ensaymada.html
https://www.filipinocuisines.com/
https://www.filipinocuisines.com/
https://www.filipinocuisines.com/2020/10/how-to-make-ube-ensaymada.html
true
3308119056239177636
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy