8 desserts you can’t miss in D.C.

Ube is the star of this dessert concocted by Purple Patch owner Patrice Cleary. Combining her Filipino and Irish backgrounds, the treat features a springy bread pudding baked with granola and ube (pronounced “oo-beh”), a starchy tuber also known as a purple yam. The vibrantly colored ingredient has a mild and sweet nuttiness, similar to a pistachio’s, but with a creaminess. A drizzle of rich caramel builds on the pudding’s delightful gooeyness, and a cool scoop of bright ube ice cream caps it all off.

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