From Shortbread to Cream Puffs, Purple Ube Reigns in These Four Desserts

Amy Cavanaugh

Ube, the Filipino purple yam, contributes a distinctive nutty, vanilla flavor—and vibrant hue—to desserts. Take inspiration from these sweets that use ube in all different forms.

Ube Brioche 

Co-founder/Chef Kimberly Camara, Kora, New York City

When Kimberly Camara and Kevin Borja were laid off from their hospitality jobs in 2020, Camara began selling brioche with Filipino flavors from her apartment, while Borja delivered...