- 4 pieces saba banana, chopped roughly
- 1 ½ cup brown sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp. salt
- ½ cup evaporated milk
- ½ cup carabao’s milk
- 4 tbsp. macapuno, store bought
- Shaved ice
- Leche flan, for garnish
A popular kapampangan treat, Razon’s Halo-Halo entered the Metro Manila market in 2003. Since then, the simpler variety of Halo-Halo has become a favorite among the region’s residents and continues to expand. Instead of the smorgasbord of flavorings our usual Halo-Halo has, Razon’s version boasts of a simpler alternative featuring sweetened bananas, macapuno, and the sought after leche flan.
While there might be contested claims on the original version of this halo-halo, there is one thing that can’t be denied—we crave this icy treat at the mere thought of it. While our version may not exactly replicate the original, we get very close! The fine texture of the ice is difficult to replicate at home, and lacks the depth of flavor we’re familiar with in the original. But the straightforward combination of sweetened bananas and macapuno is enough to satisfy our sweet tooth. If you can’t get your hands on a glass of Razon’s halo-halo, this easy recipe will tide you over until the next time you do!