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Aired on April 29, 2023

Halo-Halo Recipe

The word “haluhalo” or Halo-Halo can translate to something that’s been mixed together like this halo-halo dessert. The Halo-Halo Recipe is truly a Pinoy dessert which contains shaved ice, evaporated milk, sugar or some syrup, sweet beans, sweet banana, nata de coco, garbanzos, jelly, macapuno, sago, gulaman, sweet jackfruit, ube halaya and leche


  • 2 cups of shaved ice
  • 1 ripe large banana
  • 1 cup young shredded coconut, fresh or bottled
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn or chickpeas (garbanzos)
  • 2 cups evaporated milk
  • 1 cup firm gelatin set into a gel and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 ripe mangoes
  • 1 cup ripe jackfruit
  • 1 cup cooked sweet yams or (ube halaya)
  • 4 scoops of favorite ice cream
  • 1/2 cup rice pop

Peel mangoes and slice into half-inch cubes.

Divide each ingredient into 4 equal parts. Get 4 tall glasses, then place each ingredients layer by layer.

Put the one-half cup of shaved ice to each glass.

Pour a quarter of milk evap over shaved ice to each glass.

Put a scoop of ice cream on top

Drizzle some nuts or rice crispies on top of the ice cream.

Source: https://pilipinasrecipes.com/halo-halo-recipe/

Alternate Halo-Halo recipe: https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/halo-halo

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