Flag of China (PR)Ba Bao Fan

Name Eight Fortunes Rice
Origin China
Type Dessert
Cooks Rachel Xia and Kathy Diao

Ingredients (serves 6-8)


  1. Soak the rice in cold water for about 2 hours, drain, then cook with fresh water until done.
  2. Drain the rice (if necessary) and mix the oil through the rice.
  3. In a suitable bowl, make a layer of half the rice and smooth the top. Add the black bean paste as a layer on top of the rice, then use the remaining rice for a final layer.
  4. Finish by arranging the sliced apricots, cherries, and perhaps other fruit in a nice pattern on top.
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