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Sweet Red Bean Anko Paste

SKU 128422
Anko is a sweet red bean paste that is commonly used in Japanese confectionaries. The paste is usually prepared by boiling red azuki beans, mashing them (depending on the style), and then sweetening the paste with sugar. The most common types of red bean paste are called Tsubuan and Koshian.

Product Description

This package contains Tsubuan (Chunky Red Bean Paste) made with organic red beans and sugar. We recommend using it to make Taiyaki. They also make for a delicious topping on ice cream and pancakes.

Product Details and Instructions

  • 300 g per package
  • Made in Japan
  • If you want to warm this paste with a microwave, please transfer it to another container and cover with plastic wrap. You can also warm the bag in a pot of hot water, but please be careful not to burn yourself when opening the packet.
  • Simple recipe tip: You can make also Zenzai sweet red bean soup with this packet. Japanese people often eat it in winter and this soup is served with mochi rice cakes. To make it, simply put 300 ml of water and the whole packet of anko (300 g) in a pan and warm.


Want to use this anko to make Taiyaki? Check out our 'how-to' video below!