Masak-Masak // Longan with Ginkgo Nut Dessert

Chinese believe that a nourishing bowl of sweet soup can replenish our body with necessary elements to live happily and healthily. Well, I only know this dessert is amazingly delicious, hot or cold.


  • 50g dried longan
  • 60g water chestnuts
  • 10 red dates
  • 20g ginkgo nuts
  • 20g lotus seeds
  • 10g American ginseng root
  • 200g rock sugar
  • 2.5 litres water
  • 20g white fungi (soaked)


  1. In a pot, add water, and bring to boil over high heat. Put in entire ingredients (except white fungi). Once boiled, cover up, reduce to medium heat and cook for 1 hour.
  2. Add in white fungi, cook for another 5 minutes. Serve.

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