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SIMILAC MUM

Strawberry Yoghurt Milk Pudding

 

Ingredients

  • 300ml Similac Mum (Strawberry Yoghurt)
  • 3 tbsp Gelatin powder
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • Strawberries or any desired fruits

Method

  1. In a small bowl, soak and soften gelatin powder with 2 tbsp water.
  2. Pour 300ml Similac Mum Strawberry into a bowl. *Dissolve 6 scoops of Similac Mum Strawberry to 30ml water.
  3. Add soaked gelatin, mix well. Transfer the pudding mixture into moulds and chill in refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
  4. Garnish with fresh strawberries or other desired fruits. Enjoy!