Puto Ube (Steamed)


  • 2 cups purple yam, washed, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cups sweet rice flour
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1-1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 4 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut



  1. Cover yams with water and boil until tender or soft.
  2. Drain and put through a ricer.
  3. Mash until smooth.
  4.  Mix flour and water in a bowl to form a thick batter.
  5. Add sugar and mashed yams. Blend well.
  6. Strain to remove lumps.
  7. Add coconut milk and the baking powder and mix well.
  8. Pour mixture into greased muffin pans to 2/3 full
  9. Steam over boiling water about 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Serve hot, warm or at room temperature, topped with coconut.
  10. Enjoy!



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