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Poached Pears with White Fungus and Red Dates

This Poached Pears with White Fungus and Red Dates sweet soup makes a warm and comforting dessert. It is also said to be nourishing.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 130kcal
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

  • Soak white fungus and red dates separately for 20 minutes. Rinse and drain. Trim, separate and remove the hard parts from white fungus.
  • 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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  • Remove and serve warm with the liquid.

NUTRITION

Calories: 130kcal
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