How To Make White Fungus Ginkgo Nut Dessert

Watch this video to learn how to make this simple Chinese dessert at home from Chef Shi Erh.

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A decent dessert with just three main ingredients (dried longan, white fungus, red dates and ginkgo nuts) added, this soup can be served hot or cold to your preference.

Ingredients

2
Litres
Water
, (ingredients A)
3
Pandan Leaves
, knotted, (ingredients A)
1/4
cup
Dried Red Dates
, remove the seeds, (ingredients A)
1/4
cup
White Fungus
, (ingredients A)
1/4
Luo Han Guo
, (ingredients A)
1/8
cup
Dried Red Dates
, remove the seeds, (ingredients B)
1/4
cup
Dried Longan
, (ingredients B)
1/4
cup
Ginkgo Nuts
, (ingredients B)
Rock Sugar
, to taste

Directions

To prepare the white fungus, soak the white fungus in water for 10 minutes, remove the hard part. Soak overnight in the fridge.
Break open the luo han guo using a mortar & pestle.
Place all ingredients A in a big pot to boil, then simmer on low heat for an hour.
Discard the luo han guo, pandan leaves and red dates.
Add all the ingredients B and continue simmer for 30 minutes.
Add rock sugar to taste.

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