• 2 Packs grated purple yam
  • 2 Cans condensed milk
  • 1 Cup white sugar
  • Colored wrapper
  • Bond paper

Bite-sized sweet chewy purple yam flavored candy, made from milk, purple yam and sugar. A perfect gift and dessert for parties and picnics.

Directions :

  • In a large non-stick pan, place grated purple yam .
  • Pour condensed milk, mix well until incorporated.
  • Cook over a moderate fire, stir constantly to avoid burning.
  • Keep on mixing the ingredients until sticky and smooth.
  • Take the pastillas off the heat and transfer  to a shallow pan or working table.
  • Using a pastry kneader, flatten the mixture and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Cut the mixture into small pieces or desired thickness.
  • Roll lightly in sugar until evenly coated and shake off excess sugar.
  • Wrap in prepared wrapper and secured by twist and tucking both ends.

Measurements :

  • Cut pastillas 1cm x 4cm into a rectangular shape.
  • Cut the bond paper into rectangle 6cm x 7cm.
  • Colored paper wrapper into 12cm x 13cm and trim the edges.

Cooking Tips :

  1. Used powdered ube for easy and convenient cooking.
  2. Always used non-stick pan to avoid burning and sticking.
  3. Store in an airtight container  at room temperature.

Watch Pastillas de Ube cooking video :

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