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3 Ways To Use Ube

The super trendy, colorful and sweet purple yam, ube, is great as a coffee cake, gooey bar or even in a milkshake.


Servings: 2


  • Purple yam jam:
  • 1 cup mashed purple yam
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • Milkshake:
  • 1/2 cup purple yam jam
  • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • Garnish:
  • Tuile cigar cookies
  • Fresh whipped cream
  • Purple yam powder (optional)

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Make the purple yam jam:
  2. In a large saucepan over high heat, stir together mashed purple yam, sugar, coconut milk and sweetened condensed milk. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for another 15 minutes, stirring frequently. Pour into jar and set aside to cool.
  3. Make the purple milkshake:
  4. In a blender, combine purple yam jam, vanilla ice cream, ice and coconut milk. Serve with a dollop of purple yam jam, whipped cream, a sprinkle of purple yam powder and finish with a tuile cigar cookie.