This Korean summer favorite is something that I enjoy very much as it cools you down during a hot summer day. I learned how to make it while I was working part-time at a local Boba cafe in Garden Grove. It has a cool icy taste which is complimented by a variety of optional ingredients.
1 large bowl of ice cubes, and a working electric ice shaver
1 can mixed fruit cocktail
1 ripe kiwi, sliced
Other fruit (optional)
1 pouch red bean paste (found in Asian markets)
1 package mochi (rice cake) pieces (also found in Asian markets)
1 pint green tea or vanilla ice cream
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1. Shave ice into a large container, using the electric ice shaver on the finest setting possible (on ours, it's "smoothie"). Put a small amount into individual serving bowls, so they are half full (aren't I the optimist?).
2. Drizzle sweetened condensed milk over the ice.
3. Proceed to arrange the fruit on top of the ice, covering one half. Put a small amount of red bean paste next to this, and then a small pile of mochi pieces and one scoop of ice cream.
4. Finish with another small drizzle of sweetened condensed milk over the top.