Ube Balls

Delicious simple treats that surely everyone will love.
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Filipino Kakanin Ube Balls

Ube balls are great for kiddie parties. It tastes delicious and is a mouthwatering dessert or snack. Ube balls are made to look so good and yummy. The color is so attractive. You can make ube balls by using purple yum or sweet potatoes. Cook and mash it, then combine it with condensed milk, all-purpose flour, and melted butter. Form a ball with cheese fillings and fry. You can roll them in breadcrumbs before frying. This is another good option for morning or afternoon treats or snacks.

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Video Recipe: Ube Balls

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 40 mins
Servings: 6 Calories: 565
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Ube balls are a great and tasty snack or dessert. It’s great to make as a treat for kids or for everyone who wants a sweet delicacy.



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  1. Peel and cut the sweet potato. Put it in a pot and add water, then boil and cook till tender.

  2. Put the cooked sweet potatoes in a bowl. Grind or mash it manually.

  3. In a separate bowl, pour condensed milk ube flavor. Then add the melted butter and the mashed sweet potato. Mix until well combined.

  4. Add the all-purpose flour gradually. Continue mixing until consistency is achieved.

  5. Scoop the mixture according to your desired size. Put cubed cheese fillings inside, seal it and roll it to form a ball.

  6. In a separate bowl, crack an egg and beat it well. Dip the sweet potato balls in beaten egg then dredge them with breadcrumbs.

  7. Fry sweet potato balls in preheated cooking oil. Fry it on medium heat.

  8. Move it to a strainer or use a table napkin to drain excess oil.

  9. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 565kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22.1g34%
Saturated Fat 6.7g34%
Cholesterol 40mg14%
Sodium 322mg14%
Potassium 220mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 81.4g28%
Dietary Fiber 3.3g14%
Sugars 37.4g
Protein 11.8g24%

Calcium 16 mg
Iron 16 mg
Vitamin D 13 IU

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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