Es kelapa muda
|Country of origin||Indonesia|
|Color||clear or yellowish white from sugar or syrup|
Es kelapa muda (Javanese: es degan, English: young coconut ice or coconut ice) is a beverage made from chilled or iced coconut water, young coconut flesh and syrup. It is among the most popular beverages in Indonesia. Es kelapa muda is included in the world's 50 most delicious drinks according to CNN on December 9, 2011, ranking 19th.
Liquid sugar, syrup or honey might be used as sweetening agent. The syrup used in this drink is typically cocopandan or vanilla flavored. Some use glass as the container, while traditional es kelapa muda is prepared and drank directly from the whole coconut fruit. Some variants might be spiced up with addition of cinnamon and clove.
In Semarang, the es kelapa muda commonly mixed with slices of jackfruit and tape.
- ^ Tim Cheung (9 December 2011). "World's 50 most delicious drinks". travel.cnn.com. Retrieved May 8, 2014.
- ^ "Es Kelapa Muda Beraroma" (in Indonesian). Sajian Sedap. 9 December 2011. Retrieved May 8, 2014.
- ^ Adelia, Like. "Ke Semarang, Teguk Kesegaran Es Kelapa Muda Pak Ambon, Pelopor Es Degan dan Tape di Semarang". tribunnews.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 7 November 2022.