3 Layer Matcha Pudding with Adzuki Beans

  • Makes
  • 1
  • Prep Time (min)
  • 45
  • Cook (min)
  • 5
  • Carb Grams (g)
  • 53
  • Cook Difficult
  • 3


  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp instant gelatin
  • 2 tbsp matcha green tea powder
  • 2 ½ oz drained adzuki beans
  • Red currants for decoration


  • Serving glass
  • Saucepan
  • Whisker


  • In a small saucepan, whisk together milk and sugar. Stir in heavy cream and gelatin. Mix all well and gently simmer until completely dissolved.

  • Pour about ½ cup of the mixture into a separate bowl and stir in matcha powder. Vigorously mix for a minute or two or until completely combined.

  • Place a serving glass in another glass at an angle so that it's tilted. Pour the matcha mixture and refrigerate until completely firm.

  • Now, pour the remaining mixture into the opposite side of the matcha mixture. Refrigerate again until firm.

  • Meanwhile, lightly mash adzuki beans and optionally add some more sugar or even a few drops of vanilla extract. Add to a glass and garnish with red currants.

  • Cool well again and serve.

3 Layer Matcha Pudding with Adzuki Beans


Adzuki beans are an excellent source of different nutrients, essential minerals, and vitamins, but above all, they taste fantastic and can easily be combined into a lovely and healthy dessert.


This 3-layer matcha green tea pudding with adzuki beans looks too good to be true and it's extremely easy to prepare – you only need a couple of simple pudding ingredients to create this cheerful dessert everybody will love.


When you're done preparing the pudding layers, taste adzuki and optionally add some spices to taste.

Among the best choices are definitely a few drops of vanilla extract, a pinch of cinnamon powder, freshly grated ginger, or nutmeg powder. This is really up to you. I personally have decided to go with some simple mashed adzuki beans and the result was fantastic. Give it a try!


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