• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • 25 gingko nuts, shelled and membranes removed
  • 15 red dates, pitted
  • 50g lotus seeds, soaked till plump
  • 2 tbsp dried longan flesh
  • 1 piece dried persimmon, cleaned and sliced thinly
  • 2 tbsp bitter almonds
  • 2 tbsp sweet almonds
  • 4 litres water
  • 250g rock sugar
  • 3 pandan leaves, knotted


  1. Bring water to a boil. Add gingko nuts, dates, lotus seeds, bitter and sweet almonds, and longan flesh. Simmer until gingko nuts and lotus seeds are soft.
  2. Add rock sugar. Simmer until sugar has dissolved completely. Add pandan leaves and bring to a boil.
  3. Dish out and serve hot or leave to cool before serving. Add persimmon slices just before serving.

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