Honey-Flavored Sweet Potato Yokan

Honey-Flavored Sweet Potato Yokan

The skins of sweet potatoes have the most nutrients and dietary fibers, so leave keep them.
Honey flavored mizu yokan is the best.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Sweet potato
1 medium (250 g)
Powdered kanten
4 g
1.5 cups
1 tablespoon (if you like sweet, 2 tablespoons)
2 tablespoons


1. You can find powdered kanten at the supermarket.
2. Slice the sweet potato to 1 cm rounds and soak in water for about 20 minutes. Remove any scum.
3. Add the sweet potato to boiling water and boil for 25 minutes on high heat to soften. Use a masher to mash.
4. Add sugar (1 tablespoon) and honey (2 tablespoons) and mix well.
5. Pour water (1.5 cups) in a pot and bring to a boil. Then add the kanten (4 g) and simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes. Dissolve and mix well.
6. Combine Steps 4 and 5 in a blender while 5 is still hot. Then pour into a container.
7. Let sit in the refrigerator for half a day, cut into pieces of your desired shape, and it's complete.

Story Behind this Recipe

I went on a sweet potato dig, and ended up bringing back a lot home with me. I wanted to make a delicious snack using sweet potatoes, so that's how I made this!