Ube Milkshake Recipe

January 24, 2014
(Last Updated On: July 5, 2016)

How to make Ube Milkshake

Here is another variation of a popular smoothie here in the Philippines; it is the Ube Milkshake Recipe or Purple Yam Shake. Ube is a kind of root crop often used as vegetables in many Filipino dishes; it is also similar to sweet potato. Now we are making this very nutritious Ube as a smoothie that will surely quench your thirst on a hot weather.

Ube Milkshake is a much loved sweet treat which you may try making this as a small business venture during summer days since coolers and smoothies are so in demand during this time of the year.


Ube Milkshake Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all purpose cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup purple yam
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 ice cubes
  • Vanilla ice cream (optional)


  • Peel and cube purple yam.
  • Place in a small pot with enough water to cover.
  • Boil on high heat until a spoon can easily slice through a piece.
  • Remove and strain the water.


To Prepare the Milkshake:

  • In a blender, puree purple yam and add milk and cream.
  • Mix in sugar.
  • Add ice and process until smooth.
  • Serve in a tall glass and topped with vanilla ice cream.



Ube Milkshake Recipe is very nutritious Purple Yam smoothie that will surely quench your thirst on a hot weather.




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    March 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    i have a hard time finding ube where I am. wondering if i can use ube powder and extract instead.

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    Henry DM

    August 8, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    i think it would be too sweet for me but I would like to give it a try

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    michelle oakley warner

    July 27, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    i would love to try this on a hot day here in florida, i have never heard of purple yam, i have to search a little harder,lol. im going to make this.

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