Delicious Ube Cheesecake Recipe

This Ube Cheesecake combines Filipino flavours with classic cheesecake creaminess. The buttery graham cracker crust and velvety ube filling make this dessert delicious. 


Graham Cracker Crust – 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 180 grams, or digestive biscuit – 1/4 cup granulated sugar 55 gram – 6 tbsp unsalted butter melted 85 gram Cheesecake batter – 907 grams cream cheese softened 4 packages of 8 oz. – 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar 250 gram – 1 cup ube halaya jam 300 gram – 1/2 cup full-fat sour cream 120 gram – 1 tbsp ube extract – 4 large eggs room temp – 1/4 tsp salt Ube Whipped Cream – 1 cup heavy whipping cream – 2 tbsp powdered sugar – 1 tsp ube extract

Graham Crackers Preheat oven to 325ºF. Process graham crackers into fine crumbs in a food processor. Mix in sugar. Melt butter and mix with crumbs and sugar. 

Step 1


Press the mixture into an 8" or 9" cheesecake pan. Deep 8-inch springform pans are required. Bake the crust for 10 minutes. Remove it from the oven and cool. 

Step 2

Cheesecake Batter Grease cheesecake pan sides. Read notes Mix the cream cheese on medium speed for 3 minutes until creamy. 

Step 3

After adding granulated sugar, beat cream cheese for 2 minutes at medium speed. Beat for 30 seconds after scraping the bowl. Stir in ube jam, sour cream, and extract. Scrape bowl. 

Step 4

To avoid cream cheese lumps, scrape the bowl several times while mixing. Mix one egg at a time into the batter before adding the next. 

Step 5

Avoid overmixing after adding eggs to avoid cheesecake cracking. Add salt and mix. Put the cheesecake batter in the pan over the cooled crust. A few foil layers cover the pan bottom. 

Step 6

To make a water bath, place the pan in a larger roasting pan and add hot water. This is crucial to prevent cheesecake cracking. Preheat oven to 325ºF and bake cheesecake for 60-75 minutes. 

Step 7

Wiggle the pan to check if the cheesecake is done baking. The centre should jiggle, but the edges should be set. Leave the cheesecake in the oven for 1 hour after turning off. 

Step 8

Place the cheesecake in the fridge for at least 6 hours after it cools from the oven. Remove the cake ring after it's chilled in the fridge. 

Step 9

Ube Whip Cream In a large bowl or stand mixer bowl, combine heavy cream, ube extract, and powdered sugar. 

Step 10

Beat the cream with the whisk attachment for 3 minutes until stiff peaks form. Put it in a piping bag with your preferred tip. I used tip 1M. 

Step 11

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