CINNAMON KANTEN (JAPANESE DESSERT)

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Jo Anne Sugimoto

By
@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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make CINNAMON KANTEN (JAPANESE DESSERT)

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.

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About CINNAMON KANTEN (JAPANESE DESSERT)

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




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