Taho (Bean Curd in Syrup)


  • 1 cup soy bean powder or flour
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups brown sugar syrup
  • 1 envelope (1 tablespoon) Knox unflavored gelatine


  1. Mix soy bean powder/water and let stand 1 hour or overnight stirring often.
  2. Bring to a boil stirring constantly and reduce heat and simmer 8 minutes.
  3. Stir in gelatine until dissolved and not lumpy.
  4. Remove from heat and add lemon juice while stirring.
  5. Transfer to desired bowl and chill.
  6. Slice thin layers when serving topped with hot syrup to cover.
  7. To make syrup: Dissolve 1 cup brown sugar in 1 cup water and let it boil for 5 minutes.