Sweet Azuki Bean Pie

Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

If you are familiar with Chinese steamed buns filled with red bean paste, you will delight in this pie. During my time learning to speak Chinese in school, I worked in a Asian food mart/Chinese restaurant. That is where I fell in love with it. This is an American rendition of an Asian favorite.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
azuki beans
1/2 c
butter, unsalted, room temperature
2
eggs
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
dark brown sugar
1/2 c
cream or whole milk
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
allspice
1/2 tsp
ginger
1 Tbsp
vanilla
1
autumn pie crust, see recipe

Step-By-Step

1Boil beans until soft. Rinse.
2Preheat oven to 350.
3Place bean in food processor or blender with butter. Blend until smooth.
4Add other ingredients, blend for an additional minute.
5Pour into unbaked crust.
Autumn Pie Crust
6Bake until a toothpick in center comes out clean.
7Best served with ginger whipped cream. Try my recipe.

Ginger Whipped Cream

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Desserts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy