Orange County’s Best Ube Treats

Ube latte and waffles from Basilur Tea & Cafe; Photograph by Emily J. Davis

Move over, matcha. Ube is the latest flavor taking hold in O.C. The sweet purple yam from the Philippines has made its way into many of our favorite desserts and drinks.

Ube Latte and Waffles
Basilur Tea & Coffee, Buena Park

Ube Bingsoo (Korean shaved ice)
Cafe Bora, Buena Park

Ube Cookies and Dalgona Cream Latte
Dough & Arrow, Costa Mesa

Ube Japanese Cheesecake
Fluffie Japanese Cheesecake, Westminster

Ube “Cakies” (Twinkie-inspired dessert)
Jae NYC Eats, food truck

Ube Butter, Cookies, Cake, and More
Kitchen 1726, delivery only

Ube Horchata
MFK by Aysee, Anaheim

Ube Malasadas
Paderia Bakehouse, Fountain Valley

Ube Milkshakes
Polar Playground, Huntington Beach

Ube Taiyaki (fish-shaped cake) soft serve
Somisomi, Irvine

Ube Danish
Sunmerry Bakery, Irvine

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