Hold on to your breakfast plates, because Trader Joe’s has done it again. The ube took over the United States and Americas fell in love with this purple yam. It’s a starchy tuber (Dioscorea alata) genetically related to white-fleshed yams. Trader Joe’s listened to this trend and gave us the much-awaited Ube Mochi Pancake & Waffle Mix! And boy, people are excited about it. If you’re someone who likes to have their taste buds tickled, then this is your calling.
For those of you who aren’t familiar with this Trader Joe’s product, don’t worry, you’re not alone. It’s not as common as Everything but the Bagel Seasoning or other popular Trader Joe’s items. But, one you get a taste of this purple yam, you’ll wonder where it has been all your life. It’s like white chocolate or vanilla, but nuttier. And to top it all off, it’s almost-coconutty. I mean, who knew yams could be this versatile? And also, the other kind of yams are not suitable for sweet dishes, and the ube actually is.
Trader Joe’s Ube Mochi Pancake & Waffle Mix
Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty of this Ube Mochi Pancake & Waffle Mix from Trader Joe’s. This gluten-free mix is made with sweet rice flour, just like mochi, and ube powder, which gives it that distinct purple hue and unique flavor. All you need to do is add some water, eggs, and oil or butter, and voilà! You’ve got yourself a batter that’s ready to be transformed into a breakfast bonanza.
And don’t limit yourself to just pancakes and waffles! Let your imagination run wild and create something truly extraordinary. Want to make a dessert out of it? Add a scoop of Ube Ice Cream and watch the magic unfold. At only $3.99 a box, you can get your hands on this Ube Mochi Pancake & Waffle Mix and create your own breakfast masterpiece. And for those of you who are already fans, the limit is “2 per customer” (although this may vary per store), so you can stock up and enjoy ube-licious breakfasts all week long.
Enjoy It With Trader Joe’s Ube Spread
This spread is no joke: it’s packed with the good stuff and pairs perfectly with Trader Joe’s Ube Mochi Pancake & Waffle Mix. We’re talking real ube purée, not some artificial flavor nonsense unknown stuff. Plus, TJ’s master food creators added some butter, cream, and coconut cream to give it that velvety smooth texture that you can’t resist. It’s just sprinkled with a little bit of sugar and salt, for a perfect balance.
Also, this recipe adds some purple carrot juice to really make this spread pop. It’s like a rainbow exploded in your mouth, but in a good way, we swear. Your next amazing breakfast will be purple, and Trader Joe’s is here to make it easy. Ube is the thing this year, and you don’t want to get left behind.