Ube is the purple Filipino yam that's been grabbing attention for its royal coloring. The yam is combined with sugar, coconut milk, condensed milk, and butter and made into ube halaya, or ube jam. The jam is then used in pastries such as cakes, cookies, and even waffles! It's pretty much just like food coloring, except it's a yam. Here are some of our favorite ube recipes. 


These ube crinkle cookies are done in six easy steps.

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Hey, what's your favorite flavor of ice cream? Purple.

Here's how to make it. 


Purple cupcakes reign.

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When will Dunkin' get on these ube doughnuts?

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Ube pancakes are a little easier to make than doughnuts, but they're just as tasty.

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This is the most magical poundcake we've ever seen!

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It's not all sweet. Ube chips are almost too pretty to eat.

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Go ahead and have two of these healthy-sounding buckwheat ube cinnamon rolls.

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If you want to get fancy, ube macarons > lavender macarons.

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Nothing beats these ube empanadas, though, because: FRIED DOUGH.

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