Baked Recipes

Recipe: Perfect Chestnut Manju

Chestnut Manju.

Chestnut Manju You can cook Chestnut Manju using 11 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Chestnut Manju

  1. You need 10 grams of Butter.
  2. You need 30 grams of Egg.
  3. It’s 100 grams of Flour.
  4. It’s 30 grams of Sugar.
  5. You need 1/5 tsp of Baking soda.
  6. Prepare 1/5 tsp of Water (to dissolve the baking soda).
  7. It’s 180 grams of Shiro-an.
  8. Prepare 8 of Sweet simmered chestnuts.
  9. Prepare 1 of Egg yolk.
  10. It’s 1/4 tsp of Mirin.
  11. It’s 1 dash of Poppy seeds.

Chestnut Manju step by step

  1. Put the sugar and the room temperature butter in a bowl and cream..
  2. Gradually add in the egg and blend into the mixture..
  3. Heat the bowl on a double boiler and stir until the sugar dissolves..
  4. Add the dissolved baking soda..
  5. Remove from the double boiler and add in the flour..
  6. Cover the dough in plastic wrap and let chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour..
  7. Meanwhile, wrap each chestnut in shiro-an..
  8. Dust the counter with flour and roll out the dough into a cylinder with your hands..
  9. Use a knife to divide into 8 sections..
  10. Spread out the dough, place the white bean paste covered chestnut in the center, and wrap it up..
  11. Combine the egg yolk with the mirin and coat the manju. Top with poppy seeds..
  12. Bake for 25 minutes in a preheated 180℃ oven..

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