Kamias Shake (Ginger Lily)

A refreshing and delicious kamias shake made from kamias fruits which are very sour when you eat as is. It is a popular cooking ingredient used as a souring agents on most Filipino dishes. But as you can see it can also be made into a tasty kamias shake like this one.


Kamias Shake (Ginger Lily)
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Recipe type: Drinks Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 4 servings
  • ½ cup water
  • 1½ cups kamias, cleaned and sliced into rounds
  • ¾ cup sugar syrup ( see bottom )
  • 5 cups coarsely crushed ice
How to make kamias shake
  1. In a blender, pour water, syrup, kamias, and crushed ice.
  2. Blend until ice and kamias are finely crushed and mixture is smooth.
  3. Pour into six 8-ounce glasses.
To make sugar syrup
  1. In a small saucepan, combine 3 cups sugar and 1½ cups water.
  2. Cover and let boil over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Cool and store in refrigerator.