Thursday, March 17, 2011

Ujikintoki Kakigori - Japanese Shaved Ice with Green Tea Syrup and Anko

Japanese shaved ice is called kakigori. There are a variety of kakigori flavors, and a traditional kind is Uji- kintoki kakigori which is flavored with green tea syrup and anko (sweet azuki beans). Sweetened condensed milk is often poured over Ujikintoki kakigori.
Ujikintoki Kakigori - Japanese Shaved Ice with Green Tea Syrup and Anko recipe

1 tsp green tea powder
2 tsp granulated sugar
2 Tbsp sweetened condensed milk
2 Tbsp anko
* ice cubes or a block of ice

How To Make:
Ujikintoki Kakigori - Japanese Shaved Ice with Green Tea Syrup and Anko recipe
Dissolve green tea powder and granulated sugar in 2 Tbsp of hot water. Cool the syrup and put in a small serving bowl. Shave ice over the green tea syrup, using a home shaved ice machine. Top with anko. Pour sweetened condensed milk over the ice.
*Make 1 serving

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