Coconut Ube Rolls

Emma

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Coconut Ube Rolls

Indulge in the delightful fusion of flavors with Coconut Ube Rolls – a tropical twist on the classic Filipino treat. These soft, pillowy rolls are filled with luscious ube (purple yam) and creamy coconut, making them a unique and irresistible treat for any occasion.

Ingredients: 

Dough:

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Filling:

  • 1 cup ube jam (purple yam jam)
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk

Glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon coconut milk
Coconut Ube Rolls

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in warm water and let it sit for 5 minutes until foamy.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt. Add the coconut milk, melted butter, and egg. Mix well, then add the yeast mixture. Knead until a smooth dough forms.
  3. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rise for about 1 hour until doubled in size.
  4. In a separate bowl, prepare the filling by mixing ube jam, desiccated coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and coconut milk.
  5. Roll out the dough into a rectangle on a floured surface. Spread the ube filling evenly on top. Roll the dough into a log and cut into pieces.
  6. Place the rolls in a greased baking dish, cover, and let them rise for another 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Bake the rolls for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
  8. For the glaze, whisk powdered sugar and coconut milk until smooth. Drizzle over the warm rolls.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 220kcal | 

Carbohydrates: 35g | 

Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | 

Saturated Fat: 6g | 

Cholesterol: 18mg | 

Sodium: 86mg | 

Potassium: 84mg | 

Fiber: 1g | 

Sugar: 12g | 

Vitamin A: 38IU | 

Vitamin C: 1mg | 

Calcium: 20mg | 

Iron: 1mg

Notes or Tips:

  • For a vegan version, use plant-based butter and replace the egg with a flaxseed or chia seed egg.
  • If ube jam is not available, substitute with mashed purple yam mixed with sugar.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. Reheat before serving.

Serving Suggestions: 

Enjoy these delightful Coconut Ube Rolls as a delicious breakfast, snack, or dessert. Pair them with a cup of hot tea or coffee for a perfect treat!

Storage and Reheating: 

Store any leftover rolls in an airtight container. To reheat, place them in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for a few minutes until warm and soft.

Final Thoughts: 

Experience the magic of the tropics with these Coconut Ube Rolls. The delightful combination of ube and coconut will transport your taste buds to paradise. 

Don’t miss out on this delightful and unique treat – give it a try and savor the flavors of the Philippines in every bite! 🥥🍠🌴

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Coconut Ube Rolls

Coconut Ube Rolls

Treat yourself to the joy of Coconut Ube Rolls—a tropical twist on a Filipino classic. These soft, pillowy rolls are filled with luscious ube (purple yam) and creamy coconut, creating a unique and irresistible delight for any occasion.

  • Total Time: 1 hour 55 minutes
  • Yield: 12 rolls 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • Dough:
    • 4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 packet active dry yeast
    • 1/2 cup warm water
    • 1/2 cup coconut milk
    • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
    • 1 large egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Filling:
    • 1 cup ube jam (purple yam jam)
    • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
    • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
    • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • Glaze:
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 1 tablespoon coconut milk

Instructions

  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water and let sit until foamy.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, and salt. Add coconut milk, melted butter, and egg. Combine with yeast mixture and knead into a smooth dough. Let rise until doubled.
  3. Prepare filling by mixing ube jam, desiccated coconut, condensed milk, and coconut milk.
  4. Roll out dough, spread filling, roll into a log, and cut into pieces. Place in a baking dish, let rise again.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Bake rolls for 20-25 minutes.
  6. For glaze, whisk powdered sugar and coconut milk. Drizzle over warm rolls.
  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 roll
  • Calories: 220 kcal
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Sodium: 86mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 18mg

Keywords: Ube, Coconut, Rolls, Filipino Dessert

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