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The Best Ube Desserts in Toronto

The Best Ube Desserts in Toronto

The Best Ube Desserts in Toronto

The best ube treats in Toronto range from soothing, plum-coloured lattes to sugar-laced desserts infused with the delicate flavour and regal colour of the popular purple yam.

A staple crop in the Philippines that’s now grown worldwide, ube is a species of yam often used for sweets. To make this starchy root into a dessert, bakers steam or boil ube and mash it until smooth. Naturally subtle, ube is generally enhanced with sugar, coconut and condensed milk, and natural flavourings. Used in a multitude of dishes, such as halo-halo, ensaymadas, halaya and more, this arrestingly vivid ingredient is a natural for eye-catching, delicious indulgences.

Found across the GTA, these ube-based treats boast tropical flavours sure to encourage you to dream of sunnier spots. Try one today and you’ll soon start seeking out new ways to get your ube fix.

The Best Ube Desserts in Toronto

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The Best Ube Desserts in Toronto

Christine Peddie

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The best ube treats in Toronto range from soothing, plum-coloured lattes to sugar-laced desserts infused with the delicate flavour and regal colour of the popular purple yam.

A staple crop in the Philippines that’s now grown worldwide, ube is a species of yam often used for sweets. To make this starchy root into a dessert, bakers steam or boil ube and mash it until smooth. Naturally subtle, ube is generally enhanced with sugar, coconut and condensed milk, and natural flavourings. Used in a multitude of dishes, such as halo-halo, ensaymadas, halaya and more, this arrestingly vivid ingredient is a natural for eye-catching, delicious indulgences.

Found across the GTA, these ube-based treats boast tropical flavours sure to encourage you to dream of sunnier spots. Try one today and you’ll soon start seeking out new ways to get your ube fix.