CINNAMON KANTEN (JAPANESE DESSERT)

Jo Anne Sugimoto

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@sugarnspicetedibears

Japanese kanten is a regular staple on our New Years Menu. It comes in several different flavors. It is almost like jello and has a few health benefit to boot!


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Ingredients

2 stick
white (shiro) or red (aka) kanten (agar-agar)
4 c
water
1 c
sugar
pinch of salt
1/4 tsp
msg, optional
2 to 3
drops of cinnamon
few drops of red or green food coloring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash the kanten sticks and soak in water for half an hour.
2
Bring to a boil and cook until kanten is dissolved completely.
3
Add sugar, salt, msg and continue cooking
4
When sugar is dissolved, add flavoring and coloring.
5
Remove from heat and strain into a mold or ramekins cups or your choice of a receptacle. Refrigerate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy