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22 Ube Flavored Treats That You Need In Your Life

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Ube, also known as purple yam, is a root vegetable recognizable for its bold lavender color.

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It is native to Southeast Asia.

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Ube is often used in Filipino desserts and is quickly trending its way into 2017's food scene.

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Try is as a soft serve!

Ube Soft Serve can be found at Soft Swerve in NYC.
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Ube Soft Serve can be found at Soft Swerve in NYC.

Or as pancakes drenched in ube coconut sauce!

Found at Yogurstory, an Asian bistro, in Honolulu, Hawaii
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Found at Yogurstory, an Asian bistro, in Honolulu, Hawaii

How about in between pandesal as Ube Ice Cream Sandwiches?

Pandesal are slightly sweet Filipino bread rolls.
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Pandesal are slightly sweet Filipino bread rolls.

What about Ube Tres Leches Cake?

Cafe 86, a cafe that sells Filipino-inspired sweets, can be found in multiple locations in California.
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Cafe 86, a cafe that sells Filipino-inspired sweets, can be found in multiple locations in California.

Or maybe in cheesecake?

Ube Cheesecake is Seattle-based Hood Famous Bakeshop's flagship item.
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Ube Cheesecake is Seattle-based Hood Famous Bakeshop's flagship item.

Bet you can't resist it as a doughnut!

Ube Doughnuts are sold at Manila Social Club in Brooklyn.
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Ube Doughnuts are sold at Manila Social Club in Brooklyn.

What about Halo Halo Bread Pudding?

Found at Cafe 86
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Found at Cafe 86

Would you drink it as a latte?

This treat can be found at the family-owned espresso bar, Mountain Province, in Brooklyn.
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This treat can be found at the family-owned espresso bar, Mountain Province, in Brooklyn.

Isn't this Ube Macapuno Cupcake adorable?

Learn how to make them here.
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Learn how to make them here.

Try it as a traditional Ube Halaya.

Ube Halaya is a Philippine dessert made from boiled and mashed ube. It is used other desserts and pastries.
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Ube Halaya is a Philippine dessert made from boiled and mashed ube. It is used other desserts and pastries.

Or as a fancy Mille Crepe Cake.

The Ube Mille Crepe Cake is served at Craft Coffee Revolution Greenhills in the Philippines. Sorry folks that live thousands of miles away.
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The Ube Mille Crepe Cake is served at Craft Coffee Revolution Greenhills in the Philippines. Sorry folks that live thousands of miles away.

Ube Crinkle Cookies

Get the recipe here.
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Get the recipe here.

Ube Macarons

Here's how to make them at home.
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Here's how to make them at home.

Mmmm... these Fried Chicken and Ube Waffles are mouthwatering

This beaut can be found at Platito Filipino Soul Food in Toronto.
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This beaut can be found at Platito Filipino Soul Food in Toronto.

How about as a burger??

This strange creation is served at Chomp Eatery and Juice Station in Santa Monica, CA.
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This strange creation is served at Chomp Eatery and Juice Station in Santa Monica, CA.

Or in a taco???

Get the recipe here.
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Get the recipe here.

Yeah! Ube Macapuno Empanadas!

Learn how to make them here.
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Learn how to make them here.

Ube Madeleines

These can be found at Kape Republik in Cerritos, CA.
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These can be found at Kape Republik in Cerritos, CA.

Ube Leche Flan

Leche Flan is a traditional Filipino dessert.Ube Leche Flan is offered at Park's Finest, a Filipino American inspired Southern BBQ restaurant.
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Leche Flan is a traditional Filipino dessert.

Ube Leche Flan is offered at Park's Finest, a Filipino American inspired Southern BBQ restaurant.

Ube Truffles

These can also be found at Cafe 86.
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These can also be found at Cafe 86.

And of course, Ube Milkshake.

Here's how to make a vegan version.
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Here's how to make a vegan version.

Last, but not least, you've got to try it as a birthday cake, which is how most Filipino kids got their first taste of ube.

The Ube Overload Cake can be bought at Red Ribbon locations all over the country.
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The Ube Overload Cake can be bought at Red Ribbon locations all over the country.

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