1 medium purple yam (ube)
1/2 cup quick oats
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup almond flour
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
(Optional) maple syrup to taste
whipped cream or greek yogurt
(Optional for older kids) candy eyes*
*Note: Do not serve candy eyes to small children who are not proficient in chewing hard objects. You can use melted dark chocolate instead.
- Place purple yam on a microwave-safe plate with a tablespoon of water. Cover and microwave for about 5 minutes until yam is soft. Mash yam with a fork.
- Place quick oats and 1/2 cup water in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute.
- Add mashed yam, almond flour, cinnamon, maple syrup into the bowl and mix thoroughly. Shape mixture into balls.
- Put whipped cream or greek yogurt (for less sugar option) in a squeeze bottle. Drizzle whipped cream over balls to create a mummy effect. Place candy eyes.