Ube powder is made from the ube yam or purple yam. This brightly colored yam comes from the Philippines. To make the powder, the yam is cooked and mashed. The mashed yam is then dried and ground into a fine powder. The powder has a vivid purple color and sweet, nutty taste. Bakers use ube powder to add flavor and color to foods like breads, cookies, cakes, ice cream, drinks, and more. The powder mixes easily into batter and frosting recipes. Ube powder is perfect for creating colorful baked goods with a unique, tasty flavor. Try using it in desserts or add it to pancake batter for purple pancakes. Ube powder makes baking more fun and creative.