Barquillos Recipe


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Barquillos also known as wafer rolls is a Pinoy all-time favorite.  It is a delicacy particularly known in the province of Iloilo. The Barquillos Recipe is a thinly rolled cookie from the Spanish origin.


  • 1/4 cup flour, sifted
  • 3/4 cup fresh milk
  • 5 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • sugar, to taste
  • lemon rind, finely crushed


  1. Prepare and grease both sides of the mold barquillera.
  2. Put sifted flour in a bowl. Set aside. In another bowl, combine milk and egg yolks.
  3. Pour mixture into the flour and mix until the batter is smooth. Add sugar and lemon rind. Set aside.
  4. Put the greased mold over medium heat. Drop a teaspoon of the batter on the middle of the mold. Put the two sides of the mold together so that the batter is wedged in the middle.
  5. Continue cooking the batter on both sides until brown.
  6. Using a greased, cone-shaped wooden stick to shape the barquillos while still warm and soft.


This video shows how barquillos are traditionally made.


Keywords: wafer rolls, crispy biscuit roll, crunchy rolled sticks, Ilonggo delicacy, authentic, traditional