Sakura anpan adzuki bean paste bread

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  • Dough:
  • 160 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon instant dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon skim milk
  • 1/2 beaten egg
  • 80cc warm water
  • Strawberry:
  • 120 grams sweetened white bean paste
  • 1 tablespoon powdered strawberry
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Matcha:
  • 120 grams sweetened white bean paste
  • 1 tablespoon matcha powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Others:
  • Black sesame seeds
  • 1/2 beaten egg


    Combine all ingredients for the dough in a bowl and let it sit in a warm oven (40 degreess C) for 30 minutes.

    Combine white bean paste, powdered strawberry and sugar and mix well.
    Do the same for the matcha paste.

    Divide dough into four even portions.

    Place strawberry paste in the center of the dough and wrap to enclose.

    Flatten the dough with your hand.
    Make 10 cuts starting from the outside in, making sure to stop cutting before you get to the center.

    Slightly twist each cut of dough inwards to create flower petals.

    Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle sesame seeds onto the center.

    Bake for 15-20 minutes at 180 degrees C.

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    1. A

      This is one of my husbands favorite things I make. I found your recipe years ago and he still requests it! Thanks!

    2. D

      This looks delicious!

    3. T

      Oh my, was this delicious! I made this last night when I thought company was coming over. They ended up staying home and so I had this amazing all to myself.

    4. j

      This recipe is amazing!

    5. J

      the flavors were all very delicious.

    6. C

      These were pretty delicious

    7. P


    8. J

      Oh WOW! I've had this in my Pinterest for awhile and just made it today.

    9. C

      Unfortunately it is not in my taste.I do not recommend it.

    10. A

      Tasty and beautiful.

    11. M

      This is absolutely wonderful!

    12. E

      Made this last night for my family and we love it.

    13. A

      Thank you for this recipe.

    14. r

      This is a great recipe. I just made it and will make it again soon.

    15. A

      So nice .. i wish i could make these

    16. N

      Wow, I'm the first to make this? Cool. This was really easy to make

    17. L

      I will be trying it

    18. s

      Perfect and simple to make. My husband loved it!

    19. A

      i loved it so simple but very elegant.

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