Maui-Style Manju

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Maui-Style-Manju

Similar to our traditional azuki bean filled manju, the variety that the island of Maui has become famous for has a much richer crust. A great snack treat!

Maui-Style-Manju
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Maui-Style Manju

Similar to our traditional azuki bean filled manju, the variety that the island of Maui has become famous for has a much richer crust. A great snack treat!
Posted By: Deirdre K Todd
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Hawaiian
Servings 4 Dozens.

Ingredients
  

  • 2 c. butter, cold, 1-inch cubes
  • 5 c. all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1/3 c. iced water
  • 2 (18 oz.) cans tsubushian (sweet red beans)
  • 1 TB vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c. milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl; cut butter into flour using a pastry blender or two forks.
  • Lightly mix in water with a fork; until well combined.
  • Reserve.
  • In a mixing bowl; combine tsubushian with oil.
  • Reserve.
  • On work surface; for dough into 1-inch balls; flatten into a circle.
  • Fill with teaspoonful of tsubushian mixture.
  • Fold dough edges around filling and pinch to seal.
  • Place seam side down onto prepared pan.
  • Lightly brush tops with milk.
  • Bake 35-40 minutes until lightly browned.

How To Serve:

  • Makes great party favors.
  • Makes 4 dozen.
Keyword azuki bean, manju, snack, traditional
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