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Halo-Halo Recipe


How to make Halo-Halo Recipe

Best Halo-Halo Recipe. Halo-halo is the most popular refreshing dessert in Filipino Recipe. Halo-Halo is a great combination of sweetened preserves fruits, nata de coco, leche flan, ube ice cream, pinipig, evaporated milk and crushed ice. Filipinos love refreshment desserts. Whether it is on a summer time or just having an afternoon refreshing snack, the halo halo recipe is a sure way to bring the hotness down on its knees. In fact, during the summer days, a lot of households are selling halo-halo.

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Halo-Halo Ingredients:

  • Shaved ice /Crushed ice
  • Sweetened red beans, bottled and drained
  • Sweetened saba “plantain”, store bought
  • Sweetened kamote “sweet potato”, store bought
  • Sweetened langka “jackfruit”, bottled
  • Sweetened kaong, bottled and drained
  • Nata de coco, bottled and drained
  • Macapuno strips or Jackfruit strips (optional)
  • Ube flavoured Ice cream
  • Leche flan, store bought
  • Pinipig or rice crispies
  • Evaporated Milk
  • White Sugar, to taste

Cooking Procedure:

  • Very easy to prepare just half-fill a tall glass with your choice of sweets. Fill with shaved ice/crushed ice. Top with ube ice cream, leche flan, macapuno or langka strips and sprinkled with pinipig or rice crispies. Serve with milk and add sugar if needed.

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  • To make the sweetened plantain and sweetened sweet potato :  Slice ripe banana and simmer in water and brown sugar with 1:1:1 ratio until becomes syrupy. Same with the sweet potatoes cut into cubes and simmer in water and brown sugar with 1:1:1: ratio until becomes syrupy. Let it cool down and transfer in a separate bottle or plastic container and store in refrigerator. Try to make these in small batches just enough on what you need on the recipe.


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If you don’t have all these ingredients you can substitute any fruit preserved you have or like, as long as you have the main ingredients such as: shaved ice, nata de coco, leche flan, ube ice cream, evaporated milk and sugar. 
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Halo-halo recipe is a great alternative for ice cream. Furthermore, how to make halo-halo dessert is just so easy. Hmmmp…. if I only use a taller glass for my Halo-Halo it will look more gorgeous, may shaved ice are watery ‘coz of my lighting’s lol.

About pingskie

Hello, I'm Ping Joven welcome to Pinoy Desserts the home of Filipino Dessert Recipes, I love sweets and I love to share my goodies with my family and friends. I’ve spent so much time in our kitchen even though I don’t have formal cooking education, but I cook and bake a lot. I have a large collection of cookbooks. I love watching Foodnetwork Channel & YouTube cooking videos it helps me develop my skills. To my fellow home cooks and home-bakers we should keep doing what we love and enjoy being creative in the kitchen. I also love taking photos of my food but, I’m not a good photographer, so I just hope and pray that my food will make you hungry, so you won’t notice my bad composition LOL. And lastly, please have mercy on my poor writing skills, English subject has always giving me a headache and as I compose this bio I can feel a migraine starts to kick in LOL. Thanks for visiting, have a nice day and may the blessings chase you today!


  1. Simple,and easy recipe yet super refreshing,and delish! 😀

  2. it has always been part of our must-have food during the summer season. i love this coz it’s so refreshing.

  3. Steve del Castillo

    One of my all time filipino coolers favorite!

  4. Yummy! The pictures make them look even yummier!

  5. Wow this looks great – I love how clear your photos are.

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