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Chinese almond jelly ~ 杏仁豆腐


This almond jelly is commonly found in Dim-sum restaurants and it is a refreshing dessert to enjoy.
You can either treat your family with this home-made jelly or serve this to your guests after a meal.  There are many ways to serve this dessert.  Can be eaten on its own or served with fresh fruits and some syrup or canned fruits or fruit cocktail.  No one will refuse this dessert except for some people who may not like the almond fragrance.






Chinese almond jelly ~  杏仁豆腐
Ingredients

  • 20 gm agar agar strip
  • 100 gm rock sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 cups soy milk
  • 4 Tbsp almond powder mixed with 1/4 cup water
  • a can of rambutan and pineapple and some Osmanthus flowers
Method
  1. Soak agar agar strips for 30 mina or more, till softened, squeeze out excess water.
  2. Place the softened agar agar stips into a pot with 1 cup of water and cook on low heat.  Keep stirring till strips have dissolved.
  3. Mix 1/4 cup of water with the almond powder, add this into the pot.
  4. Add in the 5 cups of soy milk and rock sugar, stir till dissolved and the mixture is well combined.
  5. Strain the miture through a strainer and transfer mixture into a dish or small ramekins.  Remove any bubbles floating on top.  Set aside to cool.
  6. Keep chilled in the fridge for a few hours or preferably overnight.
  7. Cut into cubes and serve with some fresh or canned fruits or fruit cocktail.
Note :  If the jelly is to be eaten on its own, I would suggest you add a bit more sugar to taste.





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