Sesame Sponge Cakes with Sweet Bean Paste Recipe

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Fried Sesame Mochi Balls with Sweet Bean Filling 芝麻球

#1: Sesame Sponge Cake

1 batch of cake syrup (made with erythritol, stevia, or xylitol)
a few drops of sesame oil

Simply add a few drops of sesame oil (which is very strong stuff) to your cake syrup until it starts smelling like sesame, and then soak the genoise with it.

#2: Sweet Red Bean Paste

1 batch of homemade red bean paste sweetened with your choice of sweetener

Either fill small molds with the paste and then freeze before removing, or spread the paste in between layers of cake.

#3: Sesame Tuile Cookies

1 batch of tuile dough
1/4-1/2 cup of sesame seeds, depending on how much you like them
a few drops of sesame oil

Mix in a few drops of sesame oil, and then the amount of sesame seeds you like into the tuile dough until fully combined, then continue with baking directions to make tuile cookies.

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