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cocoa yōkan

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 124 kcal
  • Total Time: 2 h 25 m
    • Prep: 1 h 20 m
    • Cook: 1 h 5 m
  • Japanese: kokoa yōkan
Cocoa Yōkan


Step 1

step 1:

Boil the mashed sweetened red bean paste, sugar, water, potato starch and agar in a pan and stir a couple of minutes. Remove from heat.

Step 2

step 2:

Pour into four small bowls. Chill for one hour in the refrigerator.

kokoa yōkan


Mizu-yokan is a famous Japanese sweet. However, this combination of cocoa and anko is very unique. It has an exquisite balance and is very delicious.