Chinese 8 treasure sweet rice dessert for New Years BaBao Fan

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Ingredients

  •   1/2 cup seeds (lotus tus)
  •   2 cups cold water
  •   8 dates (chinese red, dried)
  •   2 cups sweet rice (glutinous)
  •   1/4 cup sugar
  •   2 tbsps vegetable shortening (old original recipes calls for lard)
  •   3 cocktail cherries
  •   1 cup red bean paste (from a can)
  •   lotus seeds (*soak, over night before steaming.)
  •   pudding (Directions:, with 8 treasures)
  •   4 tbsps sugar
  •   1 cup water
  •   1/4 cup lotus seeds (cooked)
  •   1 tbsp corn starch (plus 2 tablespoon water)
  •   1 tsp almond extract (pure)

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