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Cincau Mango Float Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 can of condensed milk
- 1 can of evaporated milk
- 1 pack of unflavored cincau jelly
- 2 ripe mangoes, sliced
- 1 pack of graham crackers, crushed
- 1 cup of whipped cream

Special Equipment Needed:
- Blender
- Mixing bowl
- Serving glasses

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. In a blender, blend the condensed milk, evaporated milk, and unflavored cincau jelly until smooth.
2. Pour the mixture into a mixing bowl and add the sliced mangoes. Mix well.
3. In a serving glass, layer the crushed graham crackers and the cincau-mango mixture.
4. Repeat the layering process until the glass is full.
5. Top with whipped cream and garnish with additional sliced mangoes and graham cracker crumbs.
6. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.


Time:
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: None
Temperature:
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
Serving size:
This recipe makes 4 servings.

Nutritional information:
Calories per serving: 480
Fat per serving: 16g
Carbohydrates per serving: 80g
Protein per serving: 9g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Instead of unflavored cincau jelly, you can use flavored cincau jelly or agar-agar.
- Instead of mangoes, you can use other fruits such as strawberries or peaches.
- Instead of graham crackers, you can use crushed digestive biscuits or ladyfingers.

Variations:
- You can add a layer of sliced bananas or kiwis for additional flavor and texture.
- Instead of whipped cream, you can use vanilla ice cream or yogurt.
- You can add a layer of chocolate sauce or caramel sauce for added sweetness.

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure to chill the dessert for at least 2 hours before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
- Crush the graham crackers finely for a smoother texture.
- Use ripe mangoes for a sweeter flavor.

Storage Instructions:
Store any leftover Cincau Mango Float in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Reheating Instructions:
This dessert is best served cold and does not require reheating.

Presentation Ideas:
Serve the Cincau Mango Float in clear glass bowls or jars to showcase the layers.

Garnishes:
Garnish with additional sliced mangoes and graham cracker crumbs.

Pairings:
This dessert pairs well with a cup of hot tea or coffee.

Suggested Side Dishes:
This dessert can be served as a standalone dish.

Troubleshooting Advice:
- If the mixture is too thick, add a splash of milk to thin it out.
- If the dessert is too sweet, reduce the amount of condensed milk used.

Food Safety Advice:
Make sure to use clean and sanitized utensils and equipment when preparing this dessert.

Food History:
Cincau is a popular ingredient in Southeast Asian desserts and drinks. It is made from the leaves of the mesona plant and has a jelly-like texture.

Flavor Profiles:
This dessert has a sweet and creamy flavor with a hint of mango and a crunchy graham cracker crust.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve the Cincau Mango Float as a refreshing dessert after a spicy meal.

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Region: Indonesian

Taste: Sweet, Tangy, Creamy, Refreshing