Adzuki and Okara Pound Cake

Adzuki and Okara Pound Cake

A healthier recipe that's oil-free. Enjoy this fluffy pound cake.

Ingredients: 21 x 8 x 5 cm pound cake mold

Fresh okara
150 g
2 tablespoons
Canned boiled adzuki beans
200 g
25 g
2 tablespoons


1. Combine and mix the okara and kinako.
2. Separate the egg whites from the yolk.
3. Add sugar to the egg white in 2 or 3 batches. Beat the egg whites until they form peaks. Add yolks, one at a time. Whisk well with each addition.
4. Combine Step 3 to Step 1 with the milk, then mix gently with a rubber spatula to maintain the meringue bubbles.
5. Pour the mixture into a pound cake mold lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 170°C preheated oven for 30 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to come up with a healthier cake that has my favorite kinako and adzuki beans. I've finally managed to put this together after so many tries with different measurements.