Ube Churro Cheesecake Bars with Ubeness
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!
Servings: 16 bars
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
- 2 tbsp melted butter
- 3 tbsp granulated sugar
- 1 ½ tbsp cinnamon powder
Preparing cinnamon topping
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.
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!