Total Time
45mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 10 mins

These are called cherry blossom crepes as the food colouring gives it a pink tinge and the bean paste looks like the centre of the flower. if you cannot find the bean paste try Tsubushi an - Sweet Bean Paste for Japanese Sweets and make your own.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 100 g plain flour
  • 200 ml water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • sunflower oil (for frying)
  • 3 drops red food coloring
  • little water
  • 200 g sweet bean paste

Directions

  1. mix the flour, water, sugar and salt in a bowl. Whisk until smooth then add a teaspoon of sunflower oil.
  2. mix the food colouring with the water and add to the mix little by little until you get a light pink colour.
  3. leave to stand for 30 minutes.
  4. heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and add enough batter to make a 10cm crepe. cook on one side and turn to cook the other.
  5. leave to cool.
  6. form a dsp of paste into a ball and place in the centre of the crepe. fold in half and then half again.
  7. serve 2 per person with green or jasmine tea.

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