Steamed Sweets

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Steamed Sweets

    Sweet Coconut Dumplings

    These dumplings are almost identical to my ‘Daifuku Mochi’, but they are made in a totally different way. This time, I used ‘Azuki’ Red Bean Paste for the filling, but Custard is also recommended. The sweet pastes that can be made from Canned Butter Beans are also very nice. The Coconut coating of these dumplings …

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    Steamed Cream Cheese Cake

    This recipe is for 2 servings, but you can easily make it half for single serving. If using half of an egg is bothering, just use the whole or add extra cream or milk instead. Mixing the ingredients can be done in a ramekin or mug, and cook in the microwave for 60-90 seconds. You …

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    Steamed Carrot Buns

    Many years ago, when I was teaching at a primary school in Japan, mother of a student in my class gave me a recipe of ‘Steamed Carrot Buns’. The recipe was lost but I am still making these carrot buns. Because the batter is very soft, you need cupcake cases. The buns will expand double …

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