Simple Sweets: Kuromitsu Kinako

Simple Sweets: Kuromitsu Kinako

These are easily made using only 2 ingredients. As they're soft, they're suitable for children and the elderly.


100 ml
50 g


1. Place the kuromitsu in a heat-resistant container and microwave for 30 seconds.
2. Add the kinako to the kuromitsu and mix well.
3. Divide the batter in half, and form into bars on a kinako-floured work surface.
4. Cut into your desired length and stick on plastic cocktail picks or toothpicks as you wish.
5. Kuromitsu and kinako can both be purchased for about $1, so you can make this cheaply.

Story Behind this Recipe

I had a craving for the kinako candy I used to eat, so I bought cheap kuromitsu and kinako and made this.