Apple and Snow Fungus Tea

Apple and Snow Fungus Tea

Looking for something soothing from the inside out? Feeling something light and easy on stomach? Try making this apple and snow fungus tea and appreciate slowcooked apple in a whole new way! ⁠

I left the core in apple when making this recipe, but cutting it out will further enhance the subtle sweetness of the tea! ⁠

What is snow fungus anyways?

Disclaimer: I am not medical professional to provide any health advice by any means. Health-related information are posted on this website for reference purpose only and are knowledge and wisdom passed down through generations among families in Hong Kong.

⁠Snow fungus is known for its moisturizing and soothing properties. Rich in plant-based collagen, it is often recommended for improving dry skin conditions. Snow fungus are usually sold in dry half-dome form in Chinese grocery stores and Chinese herb stores.

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Apple and Snow Fungus Tea

Easy and nourishing Asian-inspired dessert, perfect for cool weather!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: apple, crockpot, Dessert, slowcooker, snow fungus
Servings: 6
Calories: 65kcal


  • 1 Snow fungus soaked for 30 mins⁠
  • 2 medium Apples washed thoroughly⁠
  • 6-8 cups Filtered water⁠
  • Optional: a handful Dang Shen a handful bitter almonds⁠


  • Tear soaked snow fungus into 1 inch pieces, cut out and discard hard yellow parts⁠
  • Core the apple and cut apple into wedges⁠
  • Place snow fungus and apple wedges into slow cooker or instant pot insert. ⁠
  • Add filtered water and optional ingredients. Cook on low for 4 hours for slow cooker and 2-5 min for instant pot⁠
  • Serve straight up or with sweetener of choice⁠

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