Strawberry Kanten

Refreshing and light this kanten makes a good breakfast snack or dessert

Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health

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  • Cooking Time: Over one hour
  • Serves: 4
  • Suitable Diets: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Macrobiotic, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 1 quart apple juice
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup agaragar flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 23 tablespoons maple syrup or rice syrup for sweetness optional


In a medium saucepan, heat juice and agar over medium heat and stir occasionally as it comes to a boil. Simmer another 5 minutes or until liquid is clear and smooth. Add berries and lemon juice and optional sweeteners.Remove from stove and pour into a heatproof glass pyrex dish. Cool and refrigerate 23 hours, or until set. Cut into cubes to serve.