Magic Crackers’ John Lloyd Brings Magic to Sari-sari Store Convention

It was hard for Sari-sari store owner Imelda Juric to contain her excitement when she came face-to-face with heartthrob and Magic Crackers endorser John Lloyd Cruz. Imelda Juric was announced the winner of the Magic Crackers Acting Booth challenge during the Puregold Tindahan ni Aling Puring Grand Convention.
John Lloyd Magic Flakes
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Mango Jelly Layered Cake Recipe from The Maya Kitchen


Mango Jelly Layered Cake

¾ cup sugar
1 cup water
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon orange extract
2 tablespoons orange liqueur

Mango Cake:
½ cup butter, softened
2 eggs
½ cup mango puree
¼ cup water
1 pack MAYA Oven Toaster Butter Cake Mix 200 g

Mango Jelly:
2 tablespoons cold water
2 tablespoons unflavored gelatin powder
4 tablespoons hot water
200 ml mango yogurt drink
½ cup mango puree
¼ cup all-purpose cream

whipped cream, as needed
sliced ripe mangoes, as needed

Prepare syrup. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and cook over medium heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved and syrup slightly thickens. Set aside to cool.
Prepare mango cake. Preheat oven to 350ᵒF/177ᵒC. Grease and line the bottom of an 8-inch square pan. Set aside.
In a bowl, combine all ingredients and mix until well combined. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until done. Brush with prepared syrup while still hot. Set aside to cool. Once cooled, use a 3-inch round cutter to make 4 cake cut-outs.
Prepare mango jelly. Put cold water in a bowl. Sprinkle gelatin over the water and let stand for 1 minute. Add hot water and stir until gelatin is completely dissolved and mixture is clear. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix using a whisk.
To assemble. Wrap acetate film tightly around each cake cut-out, about 3 inches high from the bottom. Pour mango jelly mixture over the cake. Refrigerate until the jelly is set. Top with whipped cream and ripe mangoes.

Yield: 4 servings

Celebrate the cold weather chills with Goya Everyday Instant Powdered Drink

The ‘ber months may already be over, but the cold weather brought about by the Northeast Monsoon will continue to keep us wearing jackets, covered up in sheets, and craving for something to keep us warm for the next couple of months. And what better way to keep the temperature up than to have a cup of rich and creamy hot chocolate.

Goya Everyday

Goya Everyday Instant Powdered Chocolate Drink makes for a wonderful companion during this cold weather. Made with premium cocoa powder for a luscious and indulgent chocolatey taste, it easily and smoothly flows down your throat, carrying its own unique flavor that can awaken the mind, stir up passion, and add an extra dose of happiness.

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