Photo: Acai & Berry Kanten

Acai & Berry Kanten

Kanten is a traditional Macrobiotic recipe made with agar, a seaweed powder that replaces gelatin in this jello-like dessert. This one features apples, berries, and acai.

Yield: 
10-12 Servings

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 8:51pm

Ingredients: 
  • 1-2 cups fresh raspberries, blackberries or blueberries
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1 cup pomegranate, cherry, or blueberry juice
  • 2 (3.5 ounce) packs açai puree
  • 2 Tablespoons agar powder
Instructions: 
  1. Sprinkle berries evenly into bottom of a 9x13 pan. Set aside.
  2. Add juice and açai to a medium saucepan. Warm mixture until açai melts. Sprinkle agar powder on top and whisk to combine. Bring liquid to a boil, then decrease heat and simmer for 15 minutes, whisking continuously and scraping the sides and bottoms periodically.
  3. Pour juice mixture into pan. Let cool slightly, then place in the fridge to cool completely, about one hour. Slice into pretty purple squares and enjoy!