Homemade Tau Fu Fa ~ Soy Bean Custard | The Waitakere Redneck's Kitchen

Homemade Tau Fu Fa ~ Soy Bean Custard | The Waitakere Redneck's Kitchen

Homemade Tau Fu Fa ~ Soy Bean Custard | The Waitakere Redneck's Kitchen

Tau Fu Fa is a very popular chinese dessert eaten hot or cold. It is made from coagulated soya bean milk, served with a sugar syrup. And of course being soy, it has tons of nutritional value.

After many attempts to reduce gypsum content, I believe I have perfected the texture. The tau fu fa was so silky smooth that it just slides down the throat. So soft, it felt like almost like swallowing air.

I had to try and reduce the amount of gypsum to a bare minimum as I get the dreaded backache the following day. This is my favorite dessert so can not help but devour the lot in one day. Makes: 1 Liter I am custard


1 Lit boiling fresh soy milk

Setting solution
1 Tbsp corn flour½ level tsp gypsum powder (calcium sulphate)
¼ cup (63 ml) cold water

1. To make the milk, follow steps 1-7 here

2. In a small cup, mix together the setting solution.

3. Pour the milk and setting solution simultaneously into another clean pot.

4. Give the mixture a quick stir and cover with a cloth before putting the pot on. Leave for 30 minutes. Be patient ... no peeking!

5. If there is a thin skin on top of the tau fu fa, lift it off. To serve, scoop out in thin layers to a bowl. Add sugar syrup according to taste.

Sugar Syrup
2-3 Tbsp sugar
¼ cup water

Microwave until sugar is dissolved.

This is a very fast fast moving 1:51 minute video of the step by step process of making Tau Fu Fah.
Accompanying song: strong> Tip
You can boil your sugar syrup with some pandan or ginger to give it a different flavor.

Note :
1. Try not to move or shake the pot during the resting period.

3. A lot of people do not like the idea of ​​using gypsum but this is the only option available in NZ.

p> A constituent of connective tissue, mucous membranes and skin. Calcium Sulphate helps clear away accumulations of non-functional decaying matter. This material may otherwise lay dormant or slowly decay and damage surrounding tissue. Calcium Sulphate is beneficial for slow wound healing, during the last stage of suppuration, for pimples, boils, carbuncles, ulcers, abscesses, etc. Quoted from Institute of BioChemic Medicine

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