How To Make The Best Ube Halaya

ube halaya in a dessert cup
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Best Ube Halaya Recipe

A well-known dessert in the Philippines that is made of taro fruit. This is also known as an ice cream flavor.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Dessert recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 500kcal
Cost $5-20


  • Llanera


  • 1 kg Taro fruit boiled and grated
  • 1 cup Coconut milk
  • 1 can Evaporated milk
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla


  • Melt butter in a pan. Then, pour coconut milk and evaporated milk into the pan.
  • Now, add brown sugar, vanilla, and grated taro fruit. Stir for 15 to 25 minutes or until the mixture thickened already over low heat.
  • Brush the llanera with butter. Then shape the ube halaya into the llanera.
  • Serve as a dessert and enjoy!


Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 466mg | Sugar: 63g | Vitamin A: 389IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 287mg | Iron: 2mg
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