Ube Halaya Is the Secret Ingredient to These Gorgeously Purple Muffins and Cheesecakes
These ube desserts are big on flavor.
Ube, known for its strikingly bright purple color, is also known for its delicious flavor. It’s a Filipino ingredient that can be used on anything from muffins, to pancakes, to champorado. Keep a bottle of ube halaya in your pantry (it is sold in the supermarket)—and you’ll have one of the most versatile ingredients that can be used in your favorite desserts.
1 Ube Muffins
All you need to make these delicious purple muffins? Ube halaya!
2 Ube Champorado
Swap out the classic chocolate for sweet, earthy ube.
3 No-Bake Ube Cheesecake
Give your usual cheesecake some local flavor and a delightfully nutty crust.
4 Ube Pancakes
Make breakfast colorful!
5 Ube Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream Frosting
Bright, moist, and delicious ube cupcakes? Yes, please!