You couldn’t pass up our —but what’s the story behind them? And how should you use them? They’re doubly inspired by the flavours and colours of Filipino food. First, their colour comes from ube, a purple sweet potato commonly used in the Philippines. Traditional pandesal are deeply beloved buns, typically eaten for breakfast or stuffed with cheese or peanut butter for a snack. Our PC® spin adds ube, makes them a little larger and balances the sweet with savoury. This makes a soft, super fun bun you can use in so many different ways. Try these:
3 ways to use our purple PC® Ube Pandesal Buns
They’re purple, pillowy soft and super versatile, too. Try these three tasty ways to use PC® Ube Pandesal Buns.
1. Pandesal Pulled Pork Sandwich
2. Open-Faced Breakfast Sandwich
3. Ube Coconut Cream Buns
Ube is traditionally used in desserts in Filipino cuisine, and pandesal typically skew sweet, so this is a delectable way to use . Beat 1 cup (250 mL) of heavy whipping cream in the bowl of a stand mixer (or in a large bowl with hand beaters) until it begins to thicken and hold soft peaks. Pour in 1/4 cup (60 mL) of and continue to beat until stiff peaks form. Slice buns three quarters of the way through to create an opening and fill with coconut whipped cream. Brush bun tops with a bit of sweetened condensed coconut milk, sprinkle with toasted coconut flakes and lightly dust with powdered sugar.
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