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J-Simple Recipes title

yōkan

  • Makes: 11 oz
  • Calories: 482 kcal
  • Japanese: Yōkan
Yōkan
Ingredients

ingredients:

Step 1

step 1:

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

Step 2

step 2:

Pour into a container about 6 × 2 1/2 × 1 in. Chill for one day at room temperature or in the refrigerator.

Yōkan

comment:

The prototype of yōkan began in the 12th century. It is one of the most representative sweets of Japan and is often eaten with matcha.