How to make Tanghulu? First, let’s talk about what Tanghulu is, Tanghulu is a famous Chinese candied food which is different from the traditional candied food where the super they put on it is soft but in the case of Tanghulu, the hardened sugar syrup creates a hard crunchy shell around the fruit
Tanghulu is popular throughout northern China and it is served on a long bamboo skewer if you are wondering how you can make it this guide is for you.
Why this Recipe
- This delicious candied fruit is easy to make and looks Stunning.
- If you have ever wondered how to make candied fruit, this is an excellent starter option. You can even make this tanghulu recipe without a thermometer!
- Tanghulu without corn syrup is even more delicious and easy to make!
Best Food For Tanghulu
Traditionally, tanghulu is made with hawthorn fruit which is prevalent in China and the flavour is tart they are also called shanzha or haw berry in China.
- Granulated Suger
- Strawberries (ideal) or any other Fruit
- Wash strawberries or any other fruit of your choice.
- Arrange the fruits son the bamboo Skewer and 3-4 pieces are recommended.
- Heat the super and water mixture till the temperature reaches 300 Fahrenheit for 5-10 minutes.
- When the mixture is completed, put the bamboo skitch with the fruit inside of the mixture and coat the fruit completely.
- Put the fruit on the sheet or a plate where it won’t stuck on it.
- Tanghulu is to be eaten immediately and if you want to eat it after some time, it is recommended to put it in the refrigerator.
More about Tanghulu
Tanghulu is a traditional Chinese snack of candied fruit. It originated from northern China, but it is now commonly available in most Chinese cities. It generally consists of hawthorn fruit and has a hardened sugar coating that comes from dipping the skewer in sugar syrup. Tasted sour, sweet, and cold, it can be found everywhere.