Almond jelly with fruit cocktail

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    When I was a little girl, I always looked forward to the end of dinner at a Chinese restaurant because I knew what was waiting for me--almond jelly! I was thrilled when I learned to make it at home. You can change the amount of liquid you add (either water or milk) to change the consistency of the jelly.


    Central Region, Singapore
    5 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 1 (7g) packet agar agar
    • 750ml (3 cups) water
    • 250ml (1 cup) evaporated milk
    • 120g sugar
    • 2 teaspoons almond extract
    • 1 (336g) can longans
    • 1 (336g) can fruit cocktail

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:8hr40min  ›  Ready in:9hr 

    1. In a medium saucepan, combine the agar agar, water, evaporated milk and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until agar agar is fully dissolved.
    2. Remove from the heat and let cool for 5 minutes. Add the almond extract and stir to mix. When the liquid is completely cooled, pour into a jelly mold or 22.5cm square pan and chill overnight.
    3. When the jelly is set, cut into cubes.
    4. In a large bowl, combine the jelly and fruit including syrup and/or juices. Add ice cubes if desired. Serve cold.

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