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Twice Almond Tea


Twice Almond Tea
3 Tablespoons regular almonds
1 Tablespoon bitter almonds
2 Tablespoons lotus seeds
1 Tablespoon small pieces of white fungus, or large pieces broken into small pieces
2 Tablespoons uncooked long-grain rice
1/4 pound white or tan rock sugar
1. Soak every ingredient except the rock sugar in its own bowl for two hours, then drain each one and discard its water.
2. Simmer the lotus seeds in three cups of warm water for half an hour, then add the rock sugar and the white fungus pieces and simmer stirring until all the sugar is dissolved, and set this liquid mixture aside.
3. Put both almonds and the rice in a blender with two cups of cold water. Blend for one minute, repeat three times allowing the blender to rest two minutes between each blending. Then remove and strain this mixture through two layers of cloth, squeezing out as much water as possible into the lotus seed and sugar water.
4. Bring this liquid to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for five minutes, then serve hot or warm.

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