Dice Hopia (No oven needed)

Photo Credits: instagram.com/mrs_castromayor



  • 3 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup White Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup Margarine, non-hydrogenated
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla
  • golden yellow food color


  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Knead to form a dough.
  3. Equally divide the dough into 64 pieces.
  4. If you prefer, larger dice; just divide the dough into 32 pieces.



  • 1 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 t Salt
  • 1 1/3 cup Sweet Potato, mashed
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Evaporated Milk
  • 3/4 cup Condensed Milk
  • 1 1/3 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 cup Margarine, non-hydrogenated
  • 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract


  1. Steam sweet potato until cooked. Remove the skin and then mash.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients and mix until all dry ingredients are dissolved
  3. In a heavy saucepan,cook over low to medium fire. Stir continuously until mixture coats the spoon.

To Assemble

  1. Flatten each dough and form into a circle.
  2. Place the prepared filling at the center and then gather the edges to seal. Place filled dough on a tray with the sealed part underneath.
  3. Preheat the griddle for a few minutes.
  4. Place the prepared HOPIA on the griddle. Using 2 flat wooden spoons, constantly press and turn the sides to form a dice.
  5. Continue grilling until all sides are golden brown.

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