My mother-in-law, Lilanie Young, makes the best Brazos de Mercedes, an airy and sweet meringue roll hailing from the Philippines. I dedicate these Brazos de Mercedes meringue swirls to her. Creamy condensed milk custard (purple thanks to ube extract) tops these billowy meringue swirls.
The tang from the calamansi zest counterbalances the sweetness of the meringue and custard. If you don’t have calamansi, simply use the zest from any lemon or lime.Read More