Ensaymada

Ensaymada

soft & fluffy ensaymada

I just finished baking ensaymada and cinnamon rolls .  And I’m proud to say that they are soft, fluffy, and light

Ensaymada is a Philippinized version of the Spaniards Ensaïmades. The current Filipino version has already evolved and the taste is very much different from that of the Spanish ensaïmades.  Pork lard was  used to make the tradional ensaïmada while butter is commonly use for Filipino ensaymadas at present, for some commercialize bakeries, specially those who are cutting on cost, butter oil substitutes if not shortening are used and not the real butter.  Ensaymada are very popular in the Philippines, the softer, fluffier, and lighter the ensaymada, the better it is.  It is usually topped with butter, sugar and greated cheese.

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