Ube Milkshake


Make yourself a tasty purple milkshake with the addition of ube, aka purple yam. This ube drink gets its nice flavor from cooked ube.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • ½ ube (purple yam), peeled

  • ½ cup milk

  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream


  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.

  2. Add ube, cover, and steam until tender, about 20 minutes. Cool until easily handled, then cut into cubes.

  3. Combine 1/4 cup cubed ube, milk, and vanilla ice cream in a blender; blend until smooth.

Cook's Note:

If you can't find fresh 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
5g Fat
53g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 275
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 186mg 14%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 1264mg 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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