Exploring the Science Behind New York City's Newest Viral Dessert, the Raindrop Cake

The latest viral food to take over NYC is the Raindrop Cake, a mostly-water based vegan treat wth agar and a little sugar that looks like a giant raindrop.

In this video from Quartz, watch as the science behind the Raindrop Cake is revealed, giving you all you need to make it at home.

The process of creating a “raindrop” of solid agar jelly, described and demonstrated in the video above, is actually quite simple. Chef Jansen Chan, who heads up the pastry department at New York City’s International Culinary Center, sat down with us to explain the science behind Wong’s magical dessert.

Check out the accompanying article for more on how to make the Raindrop Cake.

via Quartz

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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