Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Fruity Dessert

Yesterday I made konnyaku jelly coz it's expiring soon. Bought a can of longans on the way to fetch XY from kindy. Kakak and I started our 'project' after lunch. After cutting the strawberries, grapes and kiwi into small slices, I arranged them and the longans in a tray and 5 small cups. I used less water than instructed on the packet as I've added the longan syrup. It was sweet enough (also taking into consideration the fruits) so I didn't have to add any sugar at all.

~ konnyaku jelly with fruits ~

This was their dessert after dinner. I gave hubby a mouthful and he asked for a piece. I was surprised (and very happy, of coz) as he's not a dessert person (especially those that I make :p). But when he had his piece, he complained that it was sour. hahaha That was why I gave him a bite with only grapes earlier. I knew he doesn't like the sourness of strawberry and kiwi.

Needless to say, it was a big hit with the kids. CE didn't really like longans though (hmmm... funny coz he loved it when I made longan jelly). XY, as usual, kept asking for more. But they only got to eat their second serving this afternoon after lunch. Now all finished, no more for tonight. Anyway, I've got another packet of powder, will be making jelly again very soon. ;-)

23 comments:

jacss said...

aiya...salivating thim, dim hou??
eh, yr strange boy...i thot longan is the sweetest of them all & any kid would love it, no?? i also no like sourness... :(
clap clap clap!!

huisia said...

pretty jelly! drooling here!

Mummy Gwen said...

Wow..yr jelly looks so pretty one. See already know it's yummy. Maybe CE doesn't like the longan mixed with other fruits?

Health Freak Mommy said...

Your jelly looks so tempting. My gals are crazy over Konyaku too. I love them too!

Irene said...

wahhhh... nice nice, yummy!

Cynthia said...

I love Konyaku too.. and always make it at home.. however my brother got a better skill than me.. :p

reanaclaire said...

wow..this is a good idea.. mixing all the fruits together and make it so colourful and yet natural...

michelle said...

Very colorful jelly. Yummy~~~

andrewjune said...

i want jelly...i love jelly...
but i'm really too lazy to make them...hahaha, really lazy lah i am...

i know how it feels when hubby likes/adores what we make in the kitchen for them...doesnt happen too often for me tho hahaha...

nice job there :-)

Merryn said...

i love this jelly too, but i wont let ethan eat it yet. scared it will get stuck in his throat. i made it for my students last time using strawberries n they hated it coz it was sour! :(

MeRy said...

Ur jelly looks tempting. I like to eat jelly too.

JO-N said...

Very fruity! Good for the kids.

Serene said...

I love jelly too. My husband also dun like it, so normally I will be the one who sapu all. Your jelly looks so good!

Alicia said...

the jelly looks so nice... if me i oso wanna ask for more hahaha

coffeesncookies said...

I love konnyaku jelly and it's always a hit among kids when I make them for parties. You can also use fruit juice instead of water to make them.

coffeesncookies said...

I love konnyaku jelly and it's always a hit among kids when I make them for parties. You can also use fruit juice instead of water to make them.

Tracy said...

Des and I love this jelly. U can try putting in coco de nata.

Long time din make this jelly oredi. Ur post reminded me dat I still have a few packets, must make before they expire.

LittleLamb said...

so far i didnt give jelly..esp konyaku to philip. can he take? cos i scare to "rubber-ly" then get stuck..

Fussy mum said...

Your jelly looks good. Konnyaku is my favourite too....and I like it with longan :D

Sarah's Daddy and Mommy said...

Very nicely done. I like the beutiful colours from the fruit.

Is it very easy to make this dessert?

Mummy In Vain said...

i tried putting fruits in a tray and they just scattered everywhere when the jelly liquid being poured in....hard to cut into pieces too....does that mean i have to use small moulds for each pieces?

slavemom said...

Rachel, I suppose if u give him vy small bites, it shld be ok.

Joanne, it's really vy ez (n this coming from a lazy mommy :D). Jes add the konnyaku powder n sugar (if necessary) to the boiling water. If u want to add fruits, arrange them in the tray/container b4 pouring in the mixture. Cool then refrigerate. Then makan. hahaha

Jacelyn, is it becoz ur fruits too small pc? I din hv any 'floating' probs with konnyaku jelly. Maybe coz konnyaku mixture is thicker than normal jelly? Actually making them in lil cups/containers is easier to eat. :)

Sarah's Daddy and Mommy said...

Oo...sounds like very simple. Must try one day. Thanks ya!