What is Ube?
Ube is a purple sweet potato that originated in the Philippines. Ube, which is grown in Southeast Asia, especially the Philippines, can be difficult to find fresh. But ube can be found in powder, extract, or jam form.
Ube has a slightly sweet flavor. It has a slight nutty and vanilla flavor. It is often used in dessert recipes in Asian cuisine.
The ube vegetable, which belongs to the same family as the sweet potato, is used in making desserts such as ice cream, cream, or pies. Ube is a staple food in the Philippines and is a source of fiber, vitamins, and potassium. It is packed with vitamins A, C, and potassium. The ube vegetable, which is a source of antioxidants, is beneficial for heart and brain health.
How To Make Ube Ice Cream Using Egg?
Eggs can also be used to make Ube Ice Cream. After combining the ube powder and water in a saucepan, temper the 4 egg yolks. Slowly add the hot milk to the egg yolk-sugar mixture. Cook the mixture on medium heat, do not boil. Then add the cream and ube mixture and whisk all the ingredients together. Strain the mixture using a fine-mesh strainer. Let the mixture cool. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.
How Should Ube Powder Be Rehydrated?
If you are using ube powder to make ube ice cream, you must rehydrate it before adding it to the ice cream base. Rehydrating the ube powder gives the ice cream a smooth texture. For this, combine ube powder and water in a saucepan. Bring the ingredients to a boil over medium-high heat. Then cook, stirring frequently, until you get the consistency of pudding.
How to Store Ube Ice Cream?
Store leftover Ube Ice Cream in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer. It lasts up to 3 days in the refrigerator and up to 1 month in the freezer.