Making Brazo de Mercedes Cups

piping filling into meringue Cups
Typically Brazo de Mercedes is made as a meringue roll filled with custard, however this recipe offers a different configuration, as cups. The meringue cups are filled with the delicious egg yoke and condensed milk custard. Try this twist on a traditional Pilipino recipe today.

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December 31, 2019

finished Brazo de Mercedes CupsBrazo de Mercedes is a rolled dessert made from eggs. This is one of the best sellers during the Holiday Season and especially New Year's season. Today I am going to change its appearance from roll to individual cups.


  • Filling
  • 3 egg yolks (separate the yolks from the whites)
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 150 ml condensed milk
  • 3 Tbsp chilled all purpose cream
  • 1 Tbsp corn starch
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • Meringue
  • 3 large eggs whites (whites separated from the yolks)
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/8 tsp cream of tartar (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp corn starch




    1. Let's start with the filling. Whisk egg yolks and vanilla extract together.
    2. whisking egg yolk
    3. Pour condensed milk and all purpose cream. Place over low heat as you constantly whisk the mixture.
    4. adding milk to whisking egg yolk
      whisking filling in pan
    5. Add salt and corn starch and continue stirring until it becomes thick.
    6. adding powdered sugar to filling
    7. Now, mix in the butter and stir until it's fully melted and blends in well with the mixture.
    8. adding butter to filling

    9. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
    10. finished filling


    1. Preheat oven at 170 C. Meanwhile, pour cream of tartar in egg whites and start beating it with your hand mixer at level 2 speed.
    2. blending egg white
      foaming egg white
    3. Allow bubbles to form.
    4. foamed egg white
    5. Now, add the corn starch while beating.
    6. adding cream d'tartar to egg white

    7. When mixture starts to become foamy, gradually pour granulated sugar while still beating continously.
    8. adding sugar to egg white
    9. Beat the mixture until soft peaks form and it becomes stiff.
    10. mixed merangue
    11. Transfer meringue in a pastry bag.
    12. meringue in piping tool
    13. Pipe meringue into the sides of cupcake loners leaving a hole in the center.
    14. meringue piped into paper cups

    15. Bake at 170 C for 15 to 18 minutes.
    16. baked Mercedes Cups
    17. After 18 minutes meringue's top should be light brown. Remove from oven.
    18. baked Mercedes Cups
    19. Pipe filling on the center of each cup, then it'll be ready for serving.
    20. piping filling into meringue Cups
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