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Desserts & Sweets
Sesame Seed Soymilk Puddingvegan

A simple cold pudding made with agar. It has a mild sweetness with a rich sesame flavor.

Ingredients (6 servings)

300 cc soymilk
3 tablespoons black sesame seeds
½ teaspoon shio-koji
2 teaspoons powdered agar (kanten)
200 cc warm water

6½ tablespoons (80 gm) brown sugar
½ teaspoon shio-koji
40 cc water

  1. Grind the sesame seeds and set aside.  Put the warm water into a small saucepan and sprinkle the powdered agar in the water and let it sit.
  2. Warm the soymilk in a saucepan. Keep the temperature below 70°C (155°F).
  3. Heat the pan with the agar over a low heat until it dissolves.
  4. Once the agar dissolves, remove from the heat. Add the following ingredients in order: sesame seeds, shio-koji, and soymilk. Mix well. Pour the mixture into six pudding cups or tea cups.
  5. Cool and place in the refrigerator to set.
  6. Prepare the topping. Put all the topping ingredients in a small saucepan and heat over low heat. Once the sugar dissolves, cool to room temperature and place in the refrigerator to cool.
  7. After the pudding sets, pour the sweet topping on each pudding and serve cold.