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Ube Milkshake

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Make yourself a tasty purple milkshake with the addition of ube, aka purple yam. The cooked ube brings nice flavor to the shake!"
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30 m servings 275
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 milkshake)


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  1. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add ube, cover, and steam until tender, about 20 minutes. Cool until easily handled and cube. Measure 1/4 cup of the cooked ube.
  2. Combine 1/4 cup ube, milk, and vanilla ice cream in a blender; blend until smooth.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If you can't find fresh-cooked ube, you could use ube jam or powdered ube instead.
  • Editor's Note:
  • Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of ube. The actual amount of ube consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 275 calories; 4.9 52.7 8.4 19 92 Full nutrition

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This is a yummy way to use ube! The shake reminds me of an ube smoothie I tried at my local boba shop. My toddler son also loved it. Thanks for the recipe!