It is made of small cubes of agar jelly, a white translucent jelly made from red algae. The agar is dissolved with water to make the jelly. It is served in a bowl with sweet azuki bean paste or anko, boiled peas, often gyūhi and a variety of fruits such as peach slices, mikan, pieces of pineapples, and cherries. The anmitsu usually comes with a small pot of sweet black syrup, which one pours onto the jelly before eating
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How to make Popular Japanese Dessert: Anmitsu
Celebrate summer with this delightful Japanese dessert called Anmitsu! It’s a Japanese wagashi dessert with agar agar jelly, fruits, mochi, red bean paste, green tea ice cream and a good drizzle of sweet black sugar syrup.
Recipe by Justonecookbook
Ingredients for Anmitsu
1 batch Agar Agar Jelly (Kanten)
1 batch Shiratama Dango (Mochi)
6 Tbsp red bean paste (anko)
6 scoops green tea ice cream
Please note that we can prepare everything but Shiratama Dango ahead of time. If you cannot purchase sweetened red beans, green tea ice cream, kuromitsu at a Japanese grocery store, you can find the recipe link in the ingredient section above.
Make Agar Agar Jelly.
Make Shiratama Dango