Wonsobyeong (honey punch with glutinous rice balls)

원소병
Wonsobbyeong is a type of Hwachae (화채), a traditional beverage or desert made with various fruits or edible flower petals soaked in omija (Schisandra chinensis berries) or honeyed juice.

A popular dessert/drink in Seoul.

Servings: 8

Ingredients

Syrup

1

cup

sugar (substitute: 1 cup honey OR 1 cup brown sugar)

4 1/2

cups

water

1/2

cup

thickener

Optional Syrup ingredients (All to taste):

Lemon Juice

Lime Juice

Plum Juice

Ginger

Thickener for Syrup

1/2

cup

cool water

1 to 2

tablespoon

corn or potato starch

Filling

10

dried jujube

1

small

Asian (Nashi) pear (about 4 ounces)

2

tablespoons

honey

Optional Filling Ingredients

Minced Pineapple chunks

Minced Persimmon

Minced raisin

citron rinds

Dough


2

cups

sweet (glutinous) rice flour

food colors(blue, red, yellow)

1

cup

boiling water

Coating:

2

tablespoons

corn or potato starch

Garnish

1

tablespoon

pine nuts

Procedure

Preparation

Syrup:

Mix water and sugar in a large pot.

Bring to a rapid boil over high heat.

Reduce heat to medium low and simmer about 5 minutes.

Mix thickener and add to syrup, stirring until thickened.

Remove from heat and let cool.

Filling:

Pit and mince the jujube.

Peel and mince/mash the Asian pear.

Mix with honey and let stand about fifteen minutes.

Dough:

Bring 1 cup of water to a rapid boil.

Place 1/2 cup of the sweet rice flour in each of four small mixing bowls.

Add 1/4 cup of the boiling water and a drop or two of one food coloring.

Mix well, then knead for one or two minutes.

Repeat with the next three bowls, leaving the last one “white” (no coloring)

Final

Pinch off a piece of dough (about the size of a cherry pit) and flatten it slightly.

Place a small amount of filling in the center and close the dough around it, shaping the dough into a ball.

Repeat until all filling/dough is used.

Dredge the dough balls through the starch

Bring a pot of water to a rapid boil, drop the dough balls into the pot, and boil about one minute.

Remove from heat and drain, then rinse in cold water.

Place sweet rice balls into a punch bowl, add the syrup, and garnish with pine nuts.

Serve chilled.


Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: 1/8 of a recipe (11.6 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

336.99

Calories From Fat (5%)

16.17

Calories From Protein (4%)

12.6

Calories From Carbohydrates (91%)

308.22

Calories From Alcohol (0%)

0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 1.93g

3%

Saturated Fat 0.34g

2%

Monounsaturated Fat 0.64g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.67g

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 9.12mg

<1%

Potassium 222.3mg

6%

Total Carbohydrates 78.36g

26%

Fiber 1.75g

7%

Sugar 30.41g

Net Carbohydrates 76.61g

Protein 3.43g

7%

Vitamin A 25.58IU

<1%

Vitamin C 43.77mg

73%

Calcium 23.8mg

2%

Iron 0.54mg

3%

Vitamin E 0.06mg

<1%

Vitamin D 0IU

0%

Thiamin 0.09mg

6%

Riboflavin 0.05mg

3%

Niacin 1.71mg

9%

Vitamin B6 0.23mg

12%

Folate 4.06mcg

1%

Vitamin B12 0mcg

0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.34mg

3%

Vitamin K 0.69mcg

<1%

Phosphorus 56.06mg

6%

Magnesium 27.92mg

7%

Zinc 0.45mg

3%

Copper 0.14mg

7%

Manganese 0.63mg

32%

Selenium 6.26mcg

9%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 245.66g

0%

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