Malasadas, oh Malasadas! These fluffy, golden, and irresistibly delicious fried doughnuts are a true delight for your taste buds. Straight from the heart of Hawaii, this iconic sweet treat has been satisfying cravings for generations. Whether you’re a fan of the classic plain version or love to experiment with different fillings, there’s a Malasada out there for everyone. Join us on this mouthwatering adventure as we show you how to make the perfect Malasadas that will have you coming back for more.
Indulge in Homemade Portuguese Sweet Bread with this Recipe
Craving a taste of home? Whip up this easy and delicious Sweet Portuguese Bread recipe – it’s so ono, you’ll want to share it with your neighbors just to show off your baking skills! Don’t worry, I won’t tell them how easy it was to make 😉
Homemade Li Hing Mui Gummy Bear
Li Hing Mui gummy bears are a popular snack in Hawaii. A little mixture of the li hing mui powder with some gummies will make a wonderful sweet snack full of tangy, sweet and sour flavors.
Biko (Filipino Sweet Rice) Recipe
There are many different names for this sweet simple dish like kankanin, or bibingka. But the most common name is Biko. It takes time, effort, and a little love to make this sweet sticky rice treat. A beloved childhood dish to remind us all of those sweet Filipino aunties who loved us in Hawaii nei!
Ube Ice Cream and Shake
Ube is a sweet purple yam that comes from the Philippines and many other parts of the Asian region. It has a hint of coconut and vanilla-like taste making it the perfect flavor for a vibrant purple ice cream or shake. Follow this recipe for a copycat version to Maui’s local restaurant Cupie’s Ube Shake.
Local Japanese-Hawaiian Chi Chi Dango
Learn how to make Chi Chi Dango, a light-sweet, soft, and chewy treat. This treat was brought to Hawaii from Japan and was adopted to the island’s culture. It’s usually eaten on Girl’s Day, which is celebrated on March 3rd.
Sweet Liliko’i (Passion Fruit) Bars
Lilikoi (passion fruit) bars are a very simple and easy dessert to make! The lilikoi’s sweet and tangy taste really brings out it’s flavors in this lovely treat. Along with the sweet custard is a crisp shortbread crust making these bars even more divine. Give this recipe a try and get ready to impress your ohana and friends.
Banana Lumpia (Turon) Recipe
Banana Lumpia is another sweet treat that was brought to Hawaii from the Philippines. It is very simple to make this but it is probably one of my most favorite treats to eat. This treat is basically a banana rolled in brown sugar, dusted with cinnamon, and wrapped tightly in a spring roll to be fried until it is golden brown.
How to Make Hawaiian-Style Chantilly Cake
Learn how to make one of Hawaii’s most favorite dessert, Chantilly Cake. This chocolate cake is perfect to make for a special celebration like birthdays, weddings, etc. The frosting is based on evaporated milk and butter. To top off the cake, sprinkle on toasted macadamia nuts to give it that perfect touch!
Hawaiian Shave Ice – How to Make Homemade Pineapple Syrup
Learn how to make a homemade pineapple syrup that is perfect for a Hawaiian shave ice. In this video you’ll learn a little history about the Hawaiian shave ice, a small product perfect for family “shave ice nights”, and Harders Hawaii!