Ube is everywhere these days and you can find this Filipino staple in just about everything from breads and cakes to your favorite breakfast foods! Not only is it a unique flavor but anything touched by ube turns into a purple masterpiece, which is especially fun for kids. Try making these amazing ube pancakes and bring some fun to your breakfast table.

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup frozen grated ube, cooked and mashed
  • ½ teaspoon ube essence
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil melted
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • Coconut oil for cooking
  • Honey or Maple Syrup

Equipment

  • Non-stick fry pan or electric griddle
  • Spatula
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon or whisk
  • Measuring cups and spoons

Method

  • In the mixing bowl, combine flour and baking soda and stir to combine. Then add egg, milk, ube essence, ube and melted coconut oil and stir until just smooth.
  • Heat up the fry pan or griddle to medium-high. Melt a small amount of coconut oil in the pan once hot and spoon in desired portion of batter.
  • Cook for about 2 minutes or until bubble appear on surface of the pancake. Flip, and continue cooking for another 2 minutes on the other side.
  • Serve with a pat of butter and honey or maple syrup.
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