Longan Fruit & Vanilla Ice Cream

Serving size: 6

  • 1 (20 oz) can of longan in syrup
  • 1 small container of vanilla ice cream
Cooking Steps:
  1. In a small bowl or small footed dish place one large scoop of vanilla ice cream in the center.
  2. Lace the longan fruit around and on top of the ice cream.
About Longan

A native of Asia, this edible fruit is often used in East Asian soups, snacks, desserts, and sweet-and-sour foods. They are round with a thin, brown-colored inedible shell. The flesh of the fruit, which surrounds a big, black seed, is translucent white, soft, and juicy.

Excerpted from Healing & Easy Eats: Recipes for Head and Neck Cancer Patients and Survivors (Second Edition), the official cookbook of the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance. Copyright © 2018. Available online now!

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