UBE Brownies – a simple and easy purple yam recipe

Ube Brownies a simple and easy purple yam recipe

Simple and Easy Ube Brownies/Blondies recipe that’s so deliciously delicious, it’ll knock your pastry hats off!

  • Author: AmusingMaria
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 18
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 12
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Filipino


  • 1 1/4 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cups + 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg (room temperature)
  • 2 teaspoons ube extract/flavoring


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  • Lightly grease 11×7 inch baking pan then line with parchment paper
  • Sift dry ingredients together
  • Mix with a whisk or spatula to combine, set aside
  • Add sugar and melted butter in a bowl
  • Mix with a whisk
  • Keep mixing until until thick and lighter in color
  • Add egg and ube extract
  • Mix until smooth and drips evenly from whisk
  • Set whisk aside and start using spatula
  • Add flour gradually and fold until no traces of flour is visible
  • Transfer mixture to baking pan
  • Spread surface evenly with spatula
  • Bake for 16 to 18 minutes or until tester is clean
  • For fudgy Ube brownies, bake 14-15 minutes
  • Tester should have a few fudgy crumbs


Bake time will vary if using a deeper pan for thicker brownies.  Use a tester to make sure brownies are not under or over baked.

Keywords: ube brownies, purple yam brownies, ube recipes, purple yam recipes, filipino food