- — Raw, Vegan
- — Dried Purple Yam Ube Powder Alternative
Purple Sweet Potato vs. Ube Purple Yam
Purple Sweet Potato Powder is simply dehydrated purple sweet potatoes. Purple Sweet Potatoes are often referred to ube or purple yam, however they’re not the same tuber. Ube is a starchy vegetable grown on vines, while purple sweet potatoes are grown underground. Taro is the closest relative to yams, including ube which are not in the same family as sweet potatoes. Although sweet potato and ube are different ingredients, they both have rich purple color and a similarly sweet, earthy flavor, thus can be used interchangeably in powder manufacturing.
Sweet purple potatoes are rich in fiber, Vitamins A, C, and B6, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, and Iron. Given that, they are dried at low temperatures to retain all their vitamins. Then they are milled into fine Dried Raw Purple Sweet Potato Powder. Food to Lives’ Sweet Purple Potato Powder is a pure form of powdered purple potatoes which is of premium quality, with no added sugar nor any artificial additives. Its bright pink color is also natural. It comes from anthocyanins, the same antioxidants found in red cherries, blueberries, and strawberries.
The versatility uses of Pink Sweet Potato Powder
Sweet Potato Powder is prized for its brilliant purple hue and for its versatile ways of usage. It looks exciting on plates with fries, soups, and mashed potatoes. As a natural food coloring agent, use Purple Sweet Potato Powder for baking by adding it to the dough, or while making frosting and cream fillings for your pastries. Add Purple Latte Powder to shakes, yogurt, smoothies, and lattes, which will taste great either hot or iced. Besides, for an aesthetic kick, you can use this powder to top your desserts, puddings, pasta, porridge, and ice cream.
How to store Purple Sweet Potato Powder in bulk?
Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place. Consider shopping for Sweet Potato Powder bulk options, it is budget-friendly and can be stored frozen for up to 1.5 years.