Ube Churro Cheesecake Bars with Ubeness

aMIAble Foods
Tasty churro ube cheesecake bars topped with cinnamon and sugar are the perfect dessert or snack! Flaky and sweet churro bars loaded with ube flavor and cream cheese are a family favorite. We're head over heels with these treats, I bet you will too!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Cuisine American, Filipino, spanish
Servings 16 bars

Equipment

  • oven
  • Mixer/hand mixer
  • MIxing bowls
  • Spatula
  • Baking Pan ( 20 cm x 20 cm)

Ingredients
  

For Puff Pastry

  • 2 rolls store-bought puff pastry
  • homemade rapid puff pastry  see note below

For Ube cheesecake batter

  • 300 grams cream cheese softened in room temperature
  • 2 pieces medium eggs
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp yogurt  optional
  • 1 ½ tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Ubeness Purple Yam Falvoring with Food Color

Topping

  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 3 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp cinnamon powder

Instructions
 

  • Pre heat oven at 180°C/356°F. Spray baking pan (20cm x 20cm) with non-stick spay or brush with butter. Set aside.

Preparing cinnamon topping

  • In a small bowl mix cinnamon powder and sugar. Set aside.

Making the Ube cheesecake batter

  • In a mixing bowl, tip in cream cheese and beat with hand mixer or whisk until creamy. Add the eggs one at a time while whisking until fully incorporated.
  • Add sugar, yoghurt, flour and Ubeness then whisk until fully incorporated or no traces of flour left. Set aside.

Assembly

  • Take the prepared baking pan and sprinkle a thin layer of cinnamon sugar on the bottom of the pan.
  • Place a layer of puff pastry on top of the cinnamon sugar then pour Ube cheesecake batter. Spread evenly using a spatula.
  • Place another layer of puff pastry on top. Brush with butter then sprinkle with cinnamon sugar making sure to cover all surface.
  • Bake in pre heated oven for 40 – 45 minutes at 180°C/356°F.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely before chilling in the refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes. Slice into bars and serve. Bon appetit!

Notes

Clear here for the Rapid puff pastry recipe via aMIAble website.
Keyword cheesecake, eurasian cuisine, purple yam, ube