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How to cook Minatamis na Langka or Sweetened Jackfruit

Jackfruit is a tropical fruit that can be eaten ripe or unripe or preserved in sugar syrup. Minatamis na Langka or Sweetened Jackfruits adds a distinct flavour in dishes, it is used as condiments, especially in desserts like Halo-halo or Turon – a Filipino delicacy usually served as a merienda or snack.  Jackfruits can be purchased peeled and sliced – by kilos, or even canned.

Learn how to cook this mouth-watering and very easy to prepare, Minatamis na Langka Recipe or sweetened jackfruit recipe.

minatamis na langka or sweetened jackfruit recipe

Minatamis na Langka or Sweetened Jackfruits Ingredients:

  • 3 cups fresh jackfruits, washed
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 cup refine sugar

minatamis na langka or sweetened jackfruit recipe

Minatamis na Langka or Sweetened Jackfruits Cooking Instructions:

  • In a saucepan pour 1 cup of water and bring to boil over a medium heat.
  • Wash the Langka (jackfruits) well and add in the boiling water for a minute or two.
  • Remove jackfruits with a slotted spoon and place on a bowl and set aside.
  • Add in the remaining half cup of water, refine sugar, and continue to simmer without stirring it.
  • When the sugar dissolves completely and turns into a light syrup, fire off.
  • Pour the syrup over the reserve jackfruit and let it cool.
  • Put in a clean jar or container and refrigerate.

minatamis na langka or sweetened jackfruit recipe

Minatamis na Langka or Sweetened Jackfruits is a great add on for Pinoy desserts like Halo-halo or Turon.

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One Response

  1. Deborah D

    August 23rd, 2013 at 9:01 am


    Never heard of jackfruit before. I can’t wait to try it.

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