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Ube Pancake

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 18 mins
  • Yield: 10-12 pancakes 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Popular recipes that uses ube or purple yam include ube cake, ube ice cream, ube candies and ube halaya to name some but have you tried ube pancakes?


  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup grated purple yam (you can get this frozen on Asian Grocers)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 4 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • sweetened macapuno


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, caster sugar and salt.
  2. Add the buttermilk and the egg and mix until combined.
  3. Add grated purple yam and mix until combined.
  4. In a non-stick pan add a small amount of oil then pour pancake batter to desired size. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side.
  5. Serve topped with sweetened macapuno.