Cute little seal deco tang yuan with natural food coloring. With soft and chewy glutinous…
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Tang yuan (汤圆) is a Chinese dessert made using glutinous rice flour. Small amount of water will be mixed with the flour to make into a pliable dough. The dough is then rolled into small balls, cooked in boiling water, and served in a sweet syrup. Traditionally, we eat this on the 15th day of Chinese New Year and on winter solstice (冬至). It can also be served to a newly wed couple on their wedding day. Tang yuan usually signifies family reunion, or a “happy ending” (圆满).
I made some red bean soup for tea break today, which was mildly sweetened using honey. For the panda tang yuan, it is wrapped with some chopped gula melaka. This combi goes really well!
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You can also take a look at my previous Winnie the Pooh tang yuan, which was made using the same recipe, except for its black sesame filling.
This recipe serves about 2 adults. It makes about 6 pcs of deco tang yuan, and since tang yuan is made from glutinous rice flour, it can make you feel full easily. Do go easy on the serving, especially if you are also serving the tang yuan with sweet dessert soup.
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