Homemade Ube Piaya (Filipino Flatbread)

Piaya is a delicacy from Negros Occidental—flaky flatbread filled with sweet filling. This ube piaya recipe shows you how to make it at home!
Difficulty
Medium
Servings
6 servings
Wait Time
20 Mins
Active Time
30 Mins

No one ever comes out of Negros Occidental without piaya. There are dozens of pasalubong shops everywhere you go, even at the airport! Why would you even think twice about sinking your teeth into this Ilonggo snack, anyway? Flaky flatbread cooked to a toast, filled with deeply sweet muscovado—it's addictive. We fill ours with ube to make it even more irresistible.

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Piaya Dough

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tbsp neutral oil
  • ½ cup warm water
  • pinch of salt, to taste

Filling

  • 1 cup ube halaya, store-bought or homemade
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