a slice of Bulacan inipit
Place of originPhilippines
Region or stateBulacan
Main ingredientsFlour, milk, lard, sugar

Inipit is a Filipino flat pastry made of flour, milk, lard, and sugar that have various filling sandwiched in between two sheets of the pastry. The name inipit means "pressed in between" or "sandwiched" in Tagalog.

Originally, the filling consists of a sweetened mashed potato mixture but other fillings especially custard, buttercream, and ube have become more common in the modern times. The towns of Guiguinto and Malolos[1] in Bulacan are well known for their inipit.[2] Philippine snack brand Lemon Square, which is based in Meycauayan, Bulacan, is also known for the first mass-produced Inipit.[3]


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  1. ^ Tejero, Constantino C. (December 20, 2015). "Why Bulacan is the culture capital of the Philippines". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on April 10, 2021. Retrieved November 25, 2021. Malolos, known for Eurobake original ensaymada and inipit, gogorya, empanada de kaliskis and jamon Bulakenya, is one of the most historical sites in the country.
  2. ^ Acar, Aedrianne (October 18, 2019). "Are you familiar with these Pinoy delicacies?". GMA Entertainment. Archived from the original on November 25, 2021. Retrieved November 25, 2021. Inipit traces its origins in the province of Bulacan. It is two slices of sponge cake with custard filling.
  3. ^ "Lemon Square Inipit".