Ube Pancakes


An easy and basic Ube pancake recipe.  Make these pancakes special with unique toppings!

  • Author: AmusingMaria
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25
  • Yield: 5 to 6 pancakes 1x
  • Category: breakfast/brunch
  • Cuisine: Filipino Food



1 cup pancake mix
1/2 cup milk
1 large egg
1/8 cup Ube Jam
1/4 teaspoon Ube flavoring (see notes)


  • put pancake mix in bowl
  • make a well/hollow in the middle
  • add all ingredients in the middle
  • mix from center slowly
  • keep mixing until combined
  • butter/grease a hot skillet (medium/medium low)
  • pour 1/4 cup batter per pancake 
  • flip when edges are firm
  • cook other side for about 1 min 
  • stack ube pancakes
  • top with coconut flakes, walnuts, etc.
  • drizzle with coconut jam


  • no ube flavoring? use 1/2 cup Ube Jam
  • no ube jam? use 1/2 teaspoon to 1 teaspoon Ube Flavoring
  • use a measuring cup or scoop to make an even stack
  • you can use any kind of pancake mix
  • when edges of pancakes start to get firm, flip
  • once cooked side is bouncy (press down with spatula) pancake is cooked

Keywords: Ube Pancakes, Purple Yam Pancakes, Filipino breakfast, Filipino sweets, Filipino Food