Fondly known as “Filipino crack” to young FilAms, polvoron is a sweet molded treat whose basic ingredients are toasted flour, margarine or butter, sugar and powdered milk.
Polvoron now comes in various flavors, including cookies n cream, which you see below.
The spelling pulburon follows traditional Tagalog orthography.
Polvoron / Pulvoron / Pulboron / Pulburon
from the Spanish polvoron
Popular brands: Goldilocks, Red Ribbon, Crumblies, House of Polvoron (HOP), Chocovron / Choco Vron, Manila (Ube with Pinipig), Aling Conching, Sasmuan of Pampanga
Red Ribbon flavors: Classic, Pinipig, Peanut
We’ve seen polvoron molders in at least four different sizes/shapes — small oblong, small round, large oval, and large round. 🙂