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Tropical Shaved Ice with Fruit (Es Campur) Recipe

Tropical Shaved Ice with Fruit (Es Campur) Recipe

Tropical Shaved Ice with Fruit (Es Campur) Recipe

This is a version of a traditional Indonesian dessert called Es Campur, which literally translates into “Mixed Ice.” Tropical Shaved Ice with Fruit is a refreshing dessert to top off any meal or to have as a cold treat on a hot afternoon. The combination of sweet and sour fresh fruits against a mellow backdrop of coconut milk infused with a drizzle of creamy condensed milk and exotic rose syrup. Rose syrup, an essential ingredient for this dessert, can be found in your local Asian grocery store and is widely available online. The rose syrup’s fragrant scent and unique flavor make this addictive dessert distinctive and memorable.

Ingredients :

    • 1 cup (250 ml) coconut milk
    • Pinch of salt
    • 1 can (20 oz/ 565 g) lychee fruit, drained
    • 1 can (20 oz/ 565 g) longan fruit, drained
    • 1 ripe mango, pealed, pitted, and cubed
    • 1 cup (250 g) strawberries, hulled and quartered
    • 8 oz (250 g) coconut gelatin pieces (any color) or sweet jackfruit (fresh or canned)
    • 6-8 cups ice cubes
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sweetened condensed milk
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) rose syrup

Method :

    1. Bring the coconut milk and pinch of salt to a boil in a small pot; set aside to cool.
    2. Drain the syrup from the canned lychees and longans and place in a large bowl. Add the mango, strawberries, and coconut gelatin; mix together and set aside in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.
    3. Divide the fruit mixture evenly between four glasses.
    4. Put ice cubes in a blender and crush them and layer over the fruit molding a mound on top.
    5. Spoon the coconut milk over the ice equally. Drizzle the condensed milk and rose syrup over the ice (2 tablespoons for each glass). Serve immediately.

SERVES 4
PREPARATION TIME : 15-20 MINUTES
COOKING TIME : 5 MINUTES