Traditional Chinese Sweet Potato & Ginger Dessert Soup

Recipe by c.k. Alvin
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    inches fresh gingerroot, skinned and sliced (approx. 45g)
  • 3 12
    cups water
  • 8
    dried red dates (optional)
  • 1
    (60 g) slab raw brown sugar (approx. 60g, if not available, can be substituted with rock sugar)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel, wash and chop sweet potatoes into chunks.
  • Bring water to a boil; add ginger, sweet potatoes and red dates and simmer for 12-15 minutes.
  • Upon boiling, add slab sugar and boil until sugar dissolves.
  • serve hot or cold!
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