Daifuku Cake

Recipe by BirdyBaker
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For The Anko Filling:
  • Place 4 cups of water in a pan and add the azuki beans to the water.
  • Place on high heat and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from stove when mixture starts boiling and drain the water.
  • Place 6 cups of water in the pan with the azuki beans.
  • Place on low heat and simmer for about an hours until the azuki beans are softened.
  • Remove excess water and add sugar.
  • Stir on low heat for a few minutes just until it thickens.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • For The Dough:
  • Place rice flour, sugar and water in a pan.
  • Place on low heat and stir constantly until dough thickens.Place the dough on a floured surface and divide into 12 pieces.
  • Press the pieces into rounds.
  • Place a TBSP of anko in the center of each dough round and stretch the dough to enclose the anko.
  • Shape into a ball.
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