• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 8 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • Filling:
  • 100g Chinese red dates, seeded
  • 300ml water
  • 45g sugar
  • 1 tbsp agar-agar powder
  • A tinge of red food colouring


  1. Bring red dates and just enough water to a boil. Cook until dates are soft. Strain then puree cooked dates with 300ml water in a blender.
  2. Strain the dates puree into a saucepan. Add sugar and agar-agar powder and colouring then bring to a boil.
  3. Pour agar-agar mixture into rinsed patty tins and leave aside to set. Remove from the patty tins and cut out with a 5cm (2ins) round cutter. Set aside for use as filling.

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