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How to Make Halo-Halo
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How to make halo-halo

Halo-Halo is the national ice-cold dessert of the Filipinos during the hot summer days in the Philippines. The country’s summer season starts from March until May. Halo is a Filipino word which means “mix’.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Halo-Halo, ice cream
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 157kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $3


  • 1 ripe large banana
  • 2 ripe mangoes or 1 cup canned ripe mango
  • 1 cup firm gelatin set into gel and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup canned ripe jackfruit
  • ½ cup sweet corn or (garbanzos)
  • 1 cup young shredded coconut fresh or canned
  • 1 cup cooked sweet yams or (halaya) glutinous purple yam cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 cups shaved ice
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 scoops your favorite ice cream


  • Combine kaong (sweet palm fruit), macapuno (shredded coconut), langka (jackfruit) and red munggo (mung beans) in a parfait glass.
  • Other possible ingredients are slices of saba (plantains), chunks of (corn), nata de coco (coconut gelatin) and pinipig (pounded dried rice).
  • Top with shaved ice, evaporated milk and a scoop of ice cream.
  • Make sure to halo (mix) thoroughly before digging in. Yes, mixing all those goodies at the bottom without spilling the ice and ice cream off the glass is a skill that needs to be honed by regular indulgence!


Calories: 157kcal