Tofu Cake with Walnuts and An (Sweet Bean Paste)

Tofu Cake with Walnuts and An (Sweet Bean Paste)

A delicous cake made by topping a tofu based batter with walnut an - chopped walnuts mixed with adzuki beans cooked into a paste.


Japanese pancake mix
100 g
150 g
20 g
Canned cooked adzuki beans
100 g (1/2 can)
15-20 g


1. Cream the tofu, mix in the egg and sugar, add the pancake mix, and fold in.
2. Take out half the can of boiled adzuki beans into a container. Combine with coarsely chopped walnuts and mix well to make the walnut an.
3. Butter a cake pan lightly. Pour 1/3 of the batter, and add 1/2 of the walnut paste in dollops.
4. Add another 1/3 of the batter.
5. Drop on the remaining walnut paste, and pour in the rest of the batter. You don't need to hide the walnut paste with the batter.
6. Bake for 35 minutes at 360°F/180°C, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to have a cake with anko (sweet bean paste) in it, so I made one using a tofu based batter.