Lotus Root in Sweet Osmanthus Juice is also known as Sweet Osmanthus Sticky Rice Lotus Root. The glutinous rice is filled into the lotus root and elaborately made together with sweet osmanthus sauce and dates. It is a unique Chinese dessert in the traditional dishes of Jiangnan region.
With its sweet, crisp and strong sweet osmanthus fragrance, it owns a good reputation, together with Lotus Root in Sweet Osmanthus Juice, Plum Flower Cake and Rice Ball with Red Bean “, it is known as the four most humananized street snacks of Jinling Nanjing.
Sliced paste of red lotus root, stuffed with brewed sticky rice, topped with honeydew made from sweet osmanthus and honey, and equipped with red dates that replenish qi and blood. The lotus root looks bright and moist. The sweet osmanthus smells fragrant overflowing and even tastes special.
Lotus root has a crisp flavor, while sticky rice is soft and smooth, with ice sugar, honey and sweet osmanthus melting into it, the sweetness is slightly refreshing, and the aftertaste is lingering.
In tuber food, lotus root contains high iron content, and also contains a lot of vitamin C and dietary fiber. Sticky rice contains protein, fat, sugar, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, niacin and starch, etc., which are rich in nutrition.