[Indonesian Traditional Food] Es Brenebon - Red Beans in Cocoa Syrup

A popular desert from Manado (North Sulawesi, Indonesia).

[Indonesian Food] Es Brenebon - Red Bean in Cocoa Syrup

Es Brenebon - Red Beans in Cocoa Syrup
adapted from Lina Hidayat

[Indonesian Food] Es Brenebon - Red Bean in Cocoa Syrup

Ingredients :
1 kg red beans, soaked for 2-24 hours, boil the beans until soft
90 gr cocoa powder
2 cans chocolate condensed milk
750 gr sugar

Directions :
1. Boil water, chocolate condensed milk, sugar and cocoa powder.
2. Add boiled red beans, bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
3. Serve with ice or vanilla ice cream (better serve the next day).

Another Indonesian Food Recipes from my kitchen :
1. Klepon - Sweet Rice Balls Stuffed with Palm Sugar
2. Biji Salak - Sweet Potato Balls in Palm Sugar Syrup
3. Bubur Kacang Ijo - Mung Beans Porridge with Pumpkin Puree
4. Nasi Langgi
5. Kering Kentang - Spicy and Crispy Potato
6. Tongseng
7. Mie Bakso Iga
8. Wedang Ronde - Ginger Ronde Drink
9. Roti Gambang - Indonesian Traditional Bread
10. Gohu - Unripe Papaya in Sweet, Sour and Spicy Syrup
11. Ketan Serundeng - Sticky Rice Balls with Spicy Grated Coconut
12. Gemblong - Deep Fried Sticky Rice Coated with Caramel
13. Ketan Sarikayo - Steamed Coconut Rice and Coconut Milk Custard


  1. kok baru dipost sekarang mbak ? aku lg pengen bgt bikin es manado mumpung sirsak en alpukat sedang berlimpah, tp disini kok ujan terus ya, bikin males minum yg dingin2... hehe..

  2. mbak... air/water nya brapa sukatan?? atau brapa liter??

  3. Wow Iam drooling over. Looks yummy.

  4. Enak neeh buat dessert abis makan siang :-P

  5. Wah kalo yg ini my fav menu.Kalo ke salah satu cafe di Jkt, aku selalu mesen ini.Jg ngilerrrr neh... Nice photo jg mbk.

  6. tersiksa disini gak ada chocolate condensed milk adanya yg putih doank..

  7. That is something new to me... always cooked red kidney beans in savory dishes... only recently I came across sweet pastry with red kidney bean filling... in Japanese shop.
    Sound delicious Dita :)


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