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!
Rice Cake is a chewy-sweet Chinese treat. Many memories are associated with Rice Cakes when growing up in the islands. Learn how to make your very own homemade Rice Cake to bring back those good ol’ memories.
Andagi is a sweet treat eaten during the Okinawan Festivals held on Hawaii. It is deep fried similarly to a classic doughnut. It has a crunchy golden brown exterior with a sweet and cake-like texture inside. Traditionally the andagi is made by hand dropping it in the oil, creating unique shapes and sometimes leaving that coveted tail.
Learn how to make homemade Guava Chiffon Cake from making the cake’s batter from scratch to the sweet and tangy guava glaze. This cake has been Hawaii’s favorite dessert for a while. It is usually sold in local bakeries and served at many party events.
Okinawan Sweet Potato Haupia Pie is by far my favorite dessert! My Aunty brought this dessert one day for family dinner, and I practically ate it all. It’s a unique dessert with three layers of heaven. A crunchy shortbread crust, layered with Okinawan Sweet Potatoes, and topped with a Haupia layer.
Learn how to make Butter Mochi! A Japanese inspired dessert with a Hawaiian local twist. It’s a sweet and chewy treat that can be served for dessert.
Try out Pani Popo or Samoan Sweet Coconut Rolls. Pani Popo comes from Samoa and has been adopted to part of Hawaii’s food. It’s a sweet and gooey treat that anyone will go nuts for.
Learn how to make sweet homemade Malasadas! Similar to Leonard’s Bakery, these Malasadas will taste so delicious that you will keep coming back for more.
Local Custard Pie is sold in a lot of Hawaii’s local bakeries like Leonard’s, Lee’s, and Napolean’s Bakery. Custard pie has a silky smooth texture with a light touch of sweetness.