Polvoron - Filipino Powdered Candy In a Jar
Polvoron - Filipino Powdered Candy In a Jar is a modern take on the classic dessert or snack that's usually individually shaped round and wrapped in colored crepe papers. Polvoron has a buttery-milky flavor and is like crumbled shortbread. My easy recipe has powdered milk, melted butter, flour and sugar. Instead of the usual round-shaped treats, I filled mason jars with the powdered confection for a spoonable dessert. This is an Asian in America recipe. This recipe fills up about 3 (4 oz. each) glass jars.
Servings: 3 people
- 1 cup melted unsalted butter
- 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup powdered milk
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
Melt the butter in a small sauce pan over medium heat for about 8 minutes. Or microwave on high for one minute. Set the melted butter aside to cool.
In a large skillet or wok, with a clean, dry surface, add the flour. Over medium high heat, using a wooden spoon, mix the flour around to toast. In about 8 to 10 minutes, the flour’s color turns from white to a light brown. There will be a nutty aroma coming from the skillet. This is a sign the flour is now toasted. (Note: do not leave the flour unattended. Stir it continuously or it can burn and will affect the outcome).
Remove toasted flour from the stove top and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Let it cool on the counter for 5 minutes.
Add the powdered milk and sugar to the flour. Mix well.
Gradually add the melted butter to the dry ingredients, mixing well till it is incorporated.
Cool the powdered mixture on the counter for at least 30 minutes or till it's at room temperature.
Fill each jar with the polvoron powder. This recipe fills about 3 (4 oz. each) mason glass jars. Wrap with bright-colored ribbons for gifts.
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Serving: 1g | Calories: 633kcal | Carbohydrates: 114g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 634mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 399IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 398mg | Iron: 3mg