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Chinese baobing Asian shaved ice with fruit on the spoon

Asian Shaved Ice

Simple and delicious homemade Asian shaved ice recipe is the best for hot summer dessert! Wanna know how to make baobing and what’s the difference between regular American shaved ice and Chinese Asian shaved ice? Check out this recipe and see the details in the post. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Asian, Chinese, Taiwanese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 306kcal
Author Tracy O.


  • 4 cups Ice (Can use more if you like more shaved ice)
  • 10 pieces Strawberries
  • 1 Mango
  • 1 cup Sweet red beans or paste
  • 1 cup Grass jelly (Homemade or from a can around 540g)
  • 1 can Lychee (20 oz, 1 lb 4 oz)
  • 1 cup Sweet condensed milk (or more depends your sweetness)


  • Put 1 cup of adzuki beans and 4 cups of water into the instant pot. Cook at high pressure for 45 minutes and natural release. Then, add 1 ¼ cups of sugar and sauté for around 25 minutes or sauté until your desired thickness. Let it cool off. (It's best to make it the night before and refrigerate it.) Or, use a can of sweet red bean paste.
  • Wash and dice 10 strawberries.
  • Then, wash and dice 1 mango.
  • Drain a can of lychee or use fresh lychee.
  • Cut a cup of grass jelly into cubes. You can use a can of grass jelly or homemade grass jelly.
  • Next, put 4 cups of ice into the shaved ice machine.
  • Press the lid and let the machine run. Shaved ice will come out.
  • You can put shaved ice in the bowl or on the plate.
  • After that, put ¼ cup of diced strawberries, ¼ cup of diced mango, ¼ cup of sweet red beans, ¼ cup of diced grass jelly and ¼ cup of canned lychee around the shaved ice.
  • Lastly, pour ¼ cup of sweet condensed milk over the shaved ice. (Remember to add sweet condensed milk to your sweetness.)



Cooking tips for how to make baobing Chinese shaved ice:


Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 161mg | Iron: 1mg