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Douhua (Tofu Pudding) Recipe

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

Douhua (Tofu Pudding)

 960 ml unsweetened soy milk
 1 tbsp agar-agar powder
 120 ml water
 2 tsp vanilla extract
 ¾ cup water
 ½ cup sugar
 1 smashed ginger

In a medium sized pot, warm up soy milk on medium heat. Do watch it as soy milk burns easily and this will give you a burnt taste in your tau foo fah which you do not want. It can also boil over.


In another pot, bring ½ cup (120ml) water to a boil. Add agar-agar powder, stirring until dissolved. Pour warm soy milk and vanilla extract into agar-agar mixture and stir to combine.


Turn off heat when mixture comes to a boil. Strain mixture into a large pot with lid.


Wrap lid with a clean kitchen towel and place onto pot.


When it has cooled a little, transfer to the refrigerator and allow to set for about 2 hours.


Place all syrup ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves. Turn off heat and remove ginger.


To serve, use a flat spatula to gently cut thin slices of tau foo fah into a small bowl.


Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of syrup.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 176