Creamy Ube Halaya Recipe

No. You just can’t deny it, okay? Filipinos really have a huge sweet tooth. They love that oh-so-lovely dash of sweetness in everything they do and of course, in everything they eat, too! We mean, Filipinos’ version of Spaghetti could attest to that! You know what… Filipinos love sweet so much they even have a dessert that could be used in making a whole lot of other desserts!

A great example of that is Ube Halaya. It is a well-known and well-loved Philippine dessert made from boiled and mashed purple yam! This sweet treat can be delighted in as it is, but it also can be used as a spread or even in making a variance of purple yam based sweet treats, pastries or even ice cream.

If you can’t wait to try Ube Halaya or you are absolutely missing it, well, today is your lucky day as we can guide you in making it!

The Ube Halaya making process is really simple but it will require you a lot of patience and muscles. But we can assure you, at the end of it all, when you’re serving and devouring this, it will give you a sense of joy and fulfillment.

Here is how you could make a lipsmacking good Ube Halaya:

Ingredients:
 1 and 1/2 kg of purple yam
 2 cups of coconut milk
 2 cans of evaporated milk
 1 can of condensed milk
 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar
 50 g cheese
 100 g butter
 ½ tbsp of vanilla
 1 tsp of ube extract

Directions:
1

Cut the purple yam into pieces and boil. Let it boil for 30 minutes or until it's tender.

2

Peel all the purple yam's skin then grate it in a bowl.

3

On a cooking pan, add coconut milk and brown sugar and then boil.

4

Add vanilla extract and evaporated milk. Then, add the grated purple yam and mix it all.

5

Add ube extract, grated cheese and condensed milk and then mix.

6

Add butter to the mix. Then, stir continuously for 30 to 45 minutes.

7

Serve into a jar or bowl and enjoy!

Ingredients

Ingredients:
 1 and 1/2 kg of purple yam
 2 cups of coconut milk
 2 cans of evaporated milk
 1 can of condensed milk
 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar
 50 g cheese
 100 g butter
 ½ tbsp of vanilla
 1 tsp of ube extract

Directions

Directions:
1

Cut the purple yam into pieces and boil. Let it boil for 30 minutes or until it's tender.

2

Peel all the purple yam's skin then grate it in a bowl.

3

On a cooking pan, add coconut milk and brown sugar and then boil.

4

Add vanilla extract and evaporated milk. Then, add the grated purple yam and mix it all.

5

Add ube extract, grated cheese and condensed milk and then mix.

6

Add butter to the mix. Then, stir continuously for 30 to 45 minutes.

7

Serve into a jar or bowl and enjoy!

How to Cook Ube Halaya

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