Filipino Chiffon Cupcakes Recipe

A fellow Filipino foodie blogger of ours featured a Filipino recipe that is truly flavorful and yummy. This Filipino mamon – sponge cake recipe is originally shared and posted by Sanna Velasco at her own blog,

This is a must try recipe for Filipinos here in the Philippines and abroad. This is a good Filipino treat for snack, breakfast and merienda. You might consider this one as a dessert as well. So without further ado, here’s the easy to follow and step by step Filipino mamon recipe.

Filipino Mamon (Sponge Cakes) Recipe

Sponge Cakes (Filipino Mamon) Recipe

Makes 6-9 muffins sized cakes

Filipino Mamon Ingredients:

* 6 egg whites

* 6 egg yolks

* 1 cup cake flour

* 1 cup sugar

* a pinch of salt

* 1 teaspoon baking powder

* 1/3 cup canola oil

* 1/2 stick butter (softened)

* 2 tbsp melted butter ( for brushing the top)

* 3/4 tsp cream of tartar
How To Make Sponge Cakes – Filipino Mamon:

1). Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease 9 muffin pans with cooking spray.

2). Mix together flour ,baking powder and salt in a bowl.Set aside.

3). In a mixing bowl.Whisk egg whites using electric mixer on high speed.until foamy. Add in cream of tartar and whisk until stiff  peaks formed.

4). In another bowl, beat egg yolks with the sugar until mixture is thick and fluffy and has a nice lemon color.

5). Add in the oil, followed by the butter and continue to mix until incorporated.

6). Add in the flour mixture in three portions and mix just until the flour blends, Dont overmix. (approximately 7 -8 seconds per addition of flour).

7). Add a spoon or two of the whisked egg whites into the yolk mixture and mix to slightly reduce the thickness of yolk mixture, Then add in remaining egg whites in 4 portions and blend to produce a light, airy batter.

8). Fill muffins molds to 3/4 full and bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of cakes come out clean. This cake cooks fast so watch slowly.

9). Brush top with melted butter and sprinkle sugar .

10). Store left over in air tight container.

Filipino Mamon (Sponge Cakes) Food Recipe


Note: Above Filipino mamon recipe along with the images are owned by Sanna Velasco of Visit her blog and like her Facebook page for more special recipes and yummy treats that you can try at home.

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