Ube Cheesecake with Polvoron

Creamy and luscious Ube Cheesecake using Ubeness Purple Yam Flavoring
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time1 hour
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cheesecake, eurasian cuisine, filipino, filipino cake, ube
Servings: 8
Author: Alvin Amor


  • oven
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • 9-inch springform pan (circle) (Or cake mold pan)


  • 15 pieces Graham Crackers crushed
  • 2 tbsp butter melter
  • 200 grams cream cheese
  • 210 grams crystal sugar
  • 175 ml milk
  • 3 pieces large eggs
  • 150 grams sour cream
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp Ubeness Purple Yam flavoring
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour


  • Preheat oven to 350° F (175° C).
  • Grease a 9-inch baking pan lightly.
  • In a medium bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs with melted butter.
  • Transfer to the greased springform pan and press to the bottom until compacted.
  • In a large bowl, mix cream cheese with sugar until smooth. Blend in milk, and then mix inthe eggs one at a time. Mix graduallly. Add the sour cream, vanilla, UBENESS and flour until smooth. Pour filling into prepared crust.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour in water bath (au bain Marie ).
  • After an hour, turn the oven off, and let the cake cool in oven with the door closed for about 2 hours. This prevents cracking on the surface.
  • Chill in the refrigerator before serving.
  • Before serving, top with polvoron.