GIRON FOODS Powdered Purple Yam 115 g


Powdered purple yam by Giron Foods.

Product of the Philippines.



Dehydrated purple yam (100%).

Nutritional Information:

Typical values per 100 g

Energy: 1531 kJ/366 kcal
Fat: 0 g
of which saturates: 0 g
Carbohydrate: 86 g
of which sugars: 6 g
Fibre: 10 g
Protein: 3 g
Salt: 0.08 g

Recipe Suggestion 1:


1 pack 115 g powdered ube
4 cups water for rehydration
1 can 370 ml evaporated milk
1 can 300 ml condensed milk
½ or ¾ cups sugar or as desired
1 tbsp. butter or margarine
Vanilla or pandan extract or grated lime rind for flavour (optional)


Soak powdered ube in water or simmer mixture until rehydrated. Add evaporated milk, condensed milk and sugar. Mix thoroughly until smooth. Pour in cooking pan preferably non-stick and cook over low flame for at least 30 minutes. Stir constantly until mixture forms into a thick paste or to desired consistency. Add the vanilla or pandan or grated lime and the butter or margarine anytime during the last 10 minutes of cooking. Serves 20 either as dessert or as filling for pies, siopao or hopia.

Recipe Suggestion 2:


For cakes, ice cream, halo-halo and other preparations, simmer powdered ube and water mixture until proper rehydration is achieved. Add sugar, dairy, butter or other ingredients to taste as necessary. Cook for at least 20 minutes over low flame and to desired consistency. For cake or ice cream, add to cake or ice cream mix then follow usual directions for baking cake or making ice cream. For halo-halo, pour on top like a cream before serving the halo-halo. Use for 1 medium size cake or 2 gallons of ice cream.

Storage Instructions:

Keep in a dry, cool place away from direct sunlight.