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!