Black Sesame Paste

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We are all familiar with rich and decadent Western desserts, like cake and ice cream. How about a change of flavour for a bowl of warm and comforting Chinese dessert? Chinese desserts like home cook Jasmine Ong’s recipe for Black Sesame Paste satisfies both your sweet tooth and your body’s nutritional needs! Warm, creamy, and sweet, this Black Sesame Paste or Black Sesame Soup 黑芝麻糊 hits all the right notes and it is the perfect healthy dessert recipe for after a meal or during tea breaks too.

Black Sesame Paste with 100% Organic Black Sesame Powder

Black Sesame Paste

Made with Good Lady’s 100% Organic Black Sesame Powder, this dessert contains:

  • Antioxidants - build a stronger immune system
  • Calcium and zinc - strengthen the bones and increase density
  • Magnesium - regulate blood pressure
  • Phytosterols - reduce “bad” cholesterol
Kinyan Good Lady 100% Organic black sesame powder

100% Organic black sesame powder

All you need for this easy dessert recipe are just a few ingredients: Good Lady’s 100% Organic Black Sesame Powder, water, rice flour, rock sugar, and sliced almonds.

For the first step, dry fry the black sesame powder in a frying pan to release the fragrance. Once done, transfer the powder into a bowl and set aside.

Dry frying black sesame powder in a frying pan

Dry fry the black sesame powder in a frying pan

Secondly, prepare the rice flour mixture by mixing water and rice flour together in a bowl until well combined. Set the bowl aside.

Pouring water into rice flour

Add water to the rice flour

Mixing rice flour mixture with a spatula

Mix the rice flour mixture well

The third step is to prepare the sugar syrup for the Black Sesame Paste. 

Add the water and rock sugar into a saucepan and bring it up to a boil. Stir until the sugar has completely dissolved.

Melting rock sugar in boiling water with a spatula

Stir until the rock sugar has dissolved into the water

For the final step, cook the black sesame paste or soup by combining all the ingredients.

Into the same saucepan with the sugar syrup, add the rice flour mixture and mix well on low heat. 

Pouring rice flour mixture to saucepan

Add the rice flour mixture to the sugar syrup

When the mixture is slightly thickened, add the toasted organic black sesame powder to the mixture. Stir until well combined and the paste is boiling slightly.

Pouring black sesame powder into a saucepan

Add the black sesame powder

Stirring black sesame paste with spatula in a pot

Combine the ingredients and cook until boiling slightly

Once the paste is ready, scoop into a bowl and garnish it with sliced almonds. Your dessert is ready!

Black sesame paste with sliced almonds

The black sesame paste is ready!

Get the recipe here!

Black Sesame Paste 黑芝麻糊

Servings 6 people

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 210g black sesame powder

Flour mixture

  • 3cups water
  • 90g rice flour

Sugar syrup

  • 4cups water
  • 100g raw rock sugar

Garnish

  • Sliced almonds

Instructions

Dry fry the black sesame powder

  1. Dry fry the black sesame powder in a pan till fragrant.

Prepare the flour mixture

  1. Mix the water and rice flour till well combined.

Prepare the sugar syrup

  1. Boil the water and sugar till the sugar is completely dissolved.

Cook the black sesame paste

  1. Stir the flour mixture into the sugar syrup. Simmer and stir till slightly thickened.
  2. Add in the black sesame powder. Stir till well combined and mixture slightly boils.
  3. Add in more rock sugar as needed. Stir till sugar is completely dissolved.
  4. Garnish with sliced almonds and serve hot.

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