Poached Pears with White Fungus and Red Dates
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

This Poached Pears with White Fungus and Red Dates sweet soup makes a warm and comforting dessert. It is also said to be nourishing.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 130 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • 2 pears (Asian, Bosc, or Anjou), halved and cored
  • 1 piece white fungus (soaked, rinsed, trimmed, and separated)
  • 8 red dates / jujubes (rinsed and soaked)
  • 3 small pieces rock sugar (30g)
  • 1 cup water (240ml)
Instructions
  1. Soak white fungus and red dates separately for 20 minutes. Rinse and drain. Trim, separate and remove the hard parts from white fungus.
  2. Place all ingredients in a medium sized saucepan. Cover and bring liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to low and allow it to simmer very gently for 30 minutes.
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  3. Remove and serve warm with the liquid.