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Classic Filipino Silvana Cookies

Silvanas, originated from the Philippines. This absolute classic Filipino sweet treat is a frozen sandwich cookies that includes a cashew meringue, rich buttercream and cookie crumb coating.

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Prep time: 0 mins.
Cook time: 40 mins.
Total time: 75 mins.
Servings: 5

What you need


1/2 cup Egg, white, raw, fresh
1 teaspoon Leavening agents, cream of tartar
3/4 cup Sugars, granulated
1/4 cup Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, without salt added
1/4 cup Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, unenriched
0.50 gram Butter, without salt
2 cups Sugars, powdered
1 cup Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, without salt added

How to prepare



Combine egg white and cream of tartar in a mixing bowl. Whisk until fluffy. Gradually add sugar while whisking until stiff peaks.


Mix ground cashew and flour. Gradually fold in the egg white mixture until combined. Transfer into a piping bag and pipe 3-inch round disks on a sheet tray lined with buttered and floured parchment paper.


Bake in a preheated 320°F oven for 30 – 40 minutes or until dry and crunchy. Set aside to cool completely.


For the filling, whip butter for 2 minutes. Add powdered sugar and NESTLÉ® All Purpose Cream and whip until light. Set aside.


Mix ground cashew and graham cracker to make coating.


Spread filling in between 2 meringue cookies. Cover the outside with the same filling and coat with cashew and graham cracker mixture. Freeze until serving.

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