Halo-halo, officially spelled haluhalo, Tagalog for “mixed,” is a popular cold dessert in the Philippines made up of crushed ice, evaporated milk or coconut milk, and various ingredients. I encourage you to choose your own adventure, layering the elements in a tall glass or wide bowl. Make sure to use a long-handled spoon to reach everything, and for mixing and swirling.
INGREDIENTS of Halo-Halo
- 2 cups of shaved ice
- 1 ripe large banana
- 1 cup young shredded coconut, fresh or bottled
- 1/2 cup sweet corn
- 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
- 4 scoops of favorite ice cream
- 1/2 cup rice pop
How To Make Halo-Halo
- Peel mangoes and slice into 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.
- Put 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.