A delicious Philippines snack made from the ube (purple yam).

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
45 mins
additional:
50 mins
total:
1 hr 55 mins
Servings:
15
Yield:
15 servings
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Ingredients

15
Original recipe yields 15 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place yams into a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and cool until safe to handle, about 20 minutes. Grate yams into the pot.

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  • Add coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk, brown sugar, evaporated milk, butter, and vanilla extract to the pot over low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until thick and sticky, about 20 minutes; mixture should be able to drop into room-temperature water and form a small ball when done.

  • Transfer mixture into greased molds and chill until set, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

392 calories; protein 5.4g; carbohydrates 68.3g; fat 11.9g; cholesterol 19.7mg; sodium 84.7mg. Full Nutrition
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