Ube (pronounced OO-bay) is a purple yam that has been extremely popular in the Philippines for years. Thanks to its unique flavor and gorgeous lavender color, the ube has now caught on in the United States, especially in the form of various desserts. Try out one of these recipes to brighten up your next dessert table!


From the plate to the first purple bite, these crinkle cookies from Bake Happy are sure to be a hit at your next event!

Ube Ice Cream


Looking for an ice cream flavor that's unique but not overly sweet? Ube ice cream is the answer. Next time you're craving a cone, try out this homemade version from Allyson Kramer's Recipes!

Ube Donuts


Ube donuts are almost too pretty to eat. The sweet purple treats can (and should) be enjoyed morning, afternoon, or night -- or all three! Give this recipe from Sea Salt With Food a try.

Mini No-Bake Ube Cheesecakes


These mini no-bake ube cheesecakes from Afternoon Baking With Grandma are the perfect way to top off of a fantastic dinner party. The only problem we're going to have is not eating the entire batch!

Maple Ube Pie


Mix up the classic pie fillings with this maple ube pie recipe from North Dixie Kitchen. The ube makes this particular pie a little less sweet than other flavors tend to be, so a dollop of whipped cream is the perfect complement.

Ube Tapioca Pudding


How pretty are these ube tapioca pudding cups? Not only are they vegan and gluten-free, but they're super simple to make! Try out this recipe from Radiant Rachels to make your own.

Ube Leche Flan Cake


Combine the creaminess of leche flan with the moist, spongelike texture of ube cake, and you've got a drool-worthy dessert for any crowd. This recipe from Franny Wanny is the ultimate sweet treat!


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