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Brazo de Milana

How to Make Brazo de Milana

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Bread Recipe
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 1/2 cups egg white
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • Ube Filling:
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 8 to 10 egg yolks beaten
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 2 cups mashed boiled ube


How to make Brazo de Milana:

  • Preheat oven to 250 °F. Generously grease and line a jelly roll pan. Set aside.
  • In mixer, beat egg white and cream of tartar at high speed until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually add sugar while beating continuously until stiff.
  • Spread mixture evenly on prepared pan. Bake until set.
  • Prepare ube filling: Boil sugar and water until thread-like.
  • Beat egg yolk in mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Pour in hot syrup while beating continuously until thick.
  • Beat in mashed ube and softened butter.
  • If filling is too thick, add some milk. Simmer over medium fire until done.
  • To assemble: Sprinkle sheet of brown paper with confectioner's sugar.
  • Invert baked meringue on it. Peel off paper lining.
  • Spread ube filling. Roll up meringue to enclose filling.
  • Place seam-side down on serving tray or platter.