Sichuan Specialty Cold Cake Recipe | Chinese Street Food Summer Snack

Sichuan specialty cold cakes recipe Chinese Street food summer snack 2020

The cold cake is a traditional specialty snack in Yibin and Luzhou, Sichuan, China. Cake made of glutinous rice served cold in summer. It is delicious, fragrant, sweet and soft, slowly becoming a popular on the streets of China. The traditional cold cakes in Yibin are very different from the ordinary rice cakes, and they are the best anti-sunstroke foods after being put in the refrigerator for a period of cold storage on a hot summer day.

Sichuan specialty cold cake recipe Chinese Street food summer snack

Ingredients:

150g cold cake powder, 250ml warm water, 1500ml boiling water, 200g brown sugar, 400ml cold water

Sichuan Cold Cake Cooking steps:

1. Put 150g of cold cake powder in a container, pour 250ml of warm water into the cold cake powder and mix well, wait 30 minutes.

Put 150g of cold cake powder in a container, pour 250ml of warm water into the cold cake powder and mix well, wait 30 minutes.

2. Prepare 1500ml of boiling water in the pot, pour 750ml of boiling water into the cold cake paste and mix well. Next, pour the cold cake paste into the remaining 750ml of boiling water. Continue stirring on high heat until foaming (about 3 minutes), then turn to medium heat for 5 minutes, then turn off the heat, you need to keep stirring to prevent the pan from sticking.

3. Wait for the bubbles to disappear and quickly put them into the appliance. Check the degree of solidification after about 30 minutes and continue to the next step.

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4. Pour the solidified cold cake into clean cold water and soak for 1 hour to remove the alkali taste. Change the water several times during the period.

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5. Pour 200 grams of brown sugar into 400ml of water and let it melt on low heat. This process will take a few minutes.

6. Put the cold cake and brown sugar water in the refrigerator. The taste will be better after freezing.

Sichuan specialty cold cakes recipe Chinese Street food summer snack

7. Add different fruits according to personal preference. Cold cakes need to be kept in water, it is best to eat them within two days.

Sichuan specialty cold cakes recipe Chinese Street food summer snack 2021

Sichuan Specialty Cold Cake Recipe | China Street Food Summer Snack

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Author: Ashley

Ingredients

  • 150g cold cake powder
  • 250ml warm water
  • 1500ml boiling water
  • ¬†200g brown sugar
  • 400ml cold water

Instructions

  • Put 150g of cold cake powder in a container, pour 250ml of warm water into the cold cake powder and mix well, wait 30 minutes.
  • Prepare 1500ml of boiling water in the pot, pour 750ml of boiling water into the cold cake paste and mix well. Next, pour the cold cake paste into the remaining 750ml of boiling water. Continue stirring on high heat until foaming (about 3 minutes), then turn to medium heat for 5 minutes, then turn off the heat, you need to keep stirring to prevent the pan from sticking.
  • ¬†Wait for the bubbles to disappear and quickly put them into the appliance. Check the degree of solidification after about 30 minutes and continue to the next step.
  • Pour the solidified cold cake into clean cold water and soak for 1 hour to remove the alkali taste. Change the water several times during the period.
  • Pour 200 grams of brown sugar into 400ml of water and let it melt on low heat. This process will take a few minutes.
  • Put the cold cake and brown sugar water in the refrigerator. The taste will be better after freezing.
  • Add different fruits according to personal preference. Cold cakes need to be kept in water, it is best to eat them within two days.

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