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Ube Muffins

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Ube Muffins is a type of muffin infused with ube extract and ube halaya topped with a sweet buttery coconut streusel.


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  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tsp ube flavocol
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled down
  • 2 cups ube halaya, cut into small cubes

Sweet Coconut topping

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  1. Prepare Topping, in a bowl combine all sweet coconut topping ingredients, mix well it should be rough and crumbly in consistency.
  2. Sift together into the mixing bowl all-purpose flour, white sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Pour the eggs, milk, ube flavocol and butter.
  4. Mix in low speed until well incorporated. Do not over beat otherwise you muffin will be dense.
  5. Fold in the ube halaya cubes.
  6. Pour batter in a prepared 12-hole muffin pan with muffin cups, top it with the topping mixture, bake in a 180C preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, until risen and just starting to turn golden on top.
  7. Remove from oven, then set it aside and let it cool down.
  8. Serve warm.