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Ube Smoothie Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 622kcal


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose cream or dairy-free alternative
  • 1 cup milk or milk alternative
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream optional
  • 2 cup cubed purple yam
  • 25 mg water


To prepare the ube:

  • Peel purple yam and cube into 1-inch large pieces
  • Place in a small pot and cover with water
  • Boil on high heat until ube turns soft
  • Remove and strain the water

To prepare the milkshake:

  • Puree the only the purple yam cubes and add the 25 mg water. Pulse on medium-high until a smooth texture
  • Add the cream and milk to the puree. Pulse on medium-high until thoroughly mixed together
  • Mix in sugar and pulse on medium-high for one minute until smooth
  • Add the ice cubes and process until smooth, about one or two minutes more
  • Serve in a tall glass and top with vanilla ice cream if you like



Calories: 622kcal | Carbohydrates: 82g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 1496mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 1418IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 246mg | Iron: 1mg