Ube Polvoron Recipe: A Twist On A Classic

Ube Polvoron is a delicious and unique Filipino dessert that is made from purple yam, also known as ube.

The sweet and nutty flavor of the ube pairs perfectly with the buttery and crumbly texture of the polvoron, creating a treat that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Ube Polvoron Recipe


To make ube polvoron, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 2 cups grated ube (purple yam)
  • 1 cup powdered milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ube flavoring (optional)
Ube Polvoron Recipe
Ube Polvoron Recipe


  1. Start by grating the ube using a cheese grater or food processor.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the grated ube, powdered milk, all-purpose flour, butter, sugar, and ube flavoring (if using) and mix until well combined.
  3. Knead the mixture until it forms a dough. If the dough is too dry, you can add a tablespoon of melted butter to moisten it.
  4. Form the dough into small balls and flatten them into discs.
  5. Place the polvoron on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Let the polvoron cool completely before serving.

Enjoy your homemade Ube Polvoron! It’s best to store it in an airtight container in a cool, dry place and consume it within a week. Ube Polvoron is a sweet and flavorful treat that is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth and sharing it with friends and family. It’s a great alternative to the traditional Polvoron as it offers a unique and exotic flavor.

Tips: If you want to make it more fun, you can roll the polvoron in toasted desiccated coconut before serving. This recipe can also be made into Ube Polvoron “Ice cream” by freezing it and grinding it in a food processor until it reaches an ice cream-like consistency.

Overall, Ube Polvoron is an easy and delicious treat that is perfect for any occasion. Give it a try and enjoy the unique and delicious flavors of the purple yam.

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