Kuri Kinton

NewYear2015 008

1 jar of sweetened chestnuts in syrup ( about 10)

400g naruto kintoki sweet potatoes

13 Tbsp sugar

5 Tbsp syrup from sweetened chestnuts

2 Tbsp mirin(sweet sake0 if available

3-4 drops yellow food coloring or  dried”kuchi nashi”

2 Tbsp mizuame or corn syrup (optional)

Peel and slice potatoes. Cover in water and cook till almost soft. Pour  off water. Add more water and food coloring. Cook till soft.Drain.

Mash with 7 spoons of sugar. Press thru a fine sieve (uragoshi), and return to the pan. Add remaining sugar, mirin, syrup and cook over medium low while stirring. When slightly tthick add chestnuts. Heat through. Drop onto a cookie shee so each chestnut is covered wiht kinton. Cool.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: