Dou Hua (Soy Bean Pudding) in Ginger Orange Syrup

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Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Total Time: 45 mins

Serves: 12


  • Dou hua (soy bean pudding)
  • 1 liter soy milk
  • 1 packet (7 gram) agar-agar powder, I use Swallow Nest brand
  • Ginger orange syrup
  • 1.5 liter water
  • 75 gram ginger, peeled and bruised
  • 200 gram palm sugar
  • 4 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 pandan leaves, knotted
  • 250 ml orange juice
  • Accompaniments
  • honey roasted peanut
  • candied orange peels


  • Dou hua (soy bean pudding)
    1. Pour soy milk and agar-agar powder in a pot. Bring to a boil and keep stirring so the agar-agar powder is fully dissolved. Remove from heat immediately once it boils.
    2. Strain into a clean pot, let it cool for a while, about 10-15 minutes, then wrap with saran plastic and chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours to firm up the pudding.
  • Ginger orange syrup
    1. Place all syrup ingredients, except orange juice, in a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn of the heat and let steep for another 15 minutes. Strain the syrup into a pitcher.
    2. Add orange juice to the ginger syrup and stir well.
  • To serve
    1. Divide the pudding into 12 bowls, pour some syrup into each bowl, and add some honey roasted peanuts and candied orange peels.

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