Ube Halaya Recipe Ube jam, ube halaya or halayang ube (variant spellings halea, haleya; from the Spanish jalea, “jam”) is a Philippines dessert made from boiled and mashed purple yam (Dioscorea alata, locally known as ube).Ube halaya is also used in pastries and other desserts such as halo-halo and ice cream.
UBE HALAYA is a Filipino dessert made from boiled and mashed purple yam or they called it in the Philippines as “Ube”. The texture is a little chewy and creamy, and the flavor of the Ube should stand out.
Ube Halaya is a dessert made from boiled and grated purple yam which is locally known in the Philippines as “Ube”. Aside from Ube Halaya, different desserts and pastries such as ice cream, tarts, and cakes makes use of this root crop.