What to eat today? – Receive love on Double Seventh Festival with 3 special red bean desserts

Double Seventh Festival (also known as Tanabata Festival or Qixi Festival) is coming soon! There’s a tradition that if you eat sweet red bean soup or special red bean desserts on this day, your destined love will come to meet you, just like the love story of Zhinu and Niulang.

bTaskee is wondering if all of the people who ate red bean soup last year have found their love or not. If you haven’t found him or her yet, it might be because the original red bean dessert isn’t strong enough!

Today bTaskee is recommending 3 special red bean desserts for you, guaranteed to bring you the love you’ve always wanted:

  • Dorayaki
  • Sweet Soup with Rice
  • Red bean Yogurt

Dorayaki with red bean fillings

Red bean Dorayaki


1Red bean200 gram
2All-purpose flour160 gram
3Sugar200 gram
4Baking powder4 gram
5Unsweetened milk100 ml
6Honey20 ml
7Egg2 eggs
8Cooking oil1 tablespoon

Cooking steps

Step 1: Make the filling

  • Boil a pot of water (the water amount is equal to the red bean amount). Simmer until the red bean is soft. 
  • Blend the soft red beans in the blender, add a little water to make it blend easier.
  • Pour the blended red beans into a pan and simmer under low heat. Add sugar slowly and stir until the filling is condensed then turn off the heat.

Step 2: Make the dorayaki batter

  • Crack the eggs into the bowl, add some sugar and mix well.
  • Continue adding the honey, milk in and stir.
  • Sift the flour and baking powder, then mix them with the mixture in the bowl until the mixture is smooth.

Step 3: Make the dorayaki pancake

  • Heat the non-stick pan on the stove until it is hot, then add a little cooking oil and rinse the pan.
  • Put the right amount of batter in the pan, then fry until the dorayaki is golden brown on both sides.

Step 4: Enjoy the dorayaki

  • Put a sufficient amount of red bean paste into 2 pieces of the dorayaki and you will be able to eat immediately.

Red bean dorayaki is such a delicious and easy-to-make red bean sweet. Hurry up to the kitchen and make some of these special red bean desserts for your loved ones!

Sweet Soup with Red bean Rice Cake

Sweet Soup with Red bean Rice Cake


1All-purpose Flour200 gram
2Unsweetened Milk15 ml
3Red bean200 gram
4Ginger1 ginger
5Sugar 250 gram
6Roasted peanutsBased on your preference
7Coconut milk1 can
8Tapioca Starch100 gram

Cooking steps

Step 1: Make the filling

  • Boil a pot of water (the water amount is equal to the red bean amount). Simmer until the red bean is soft. 
  • Blend the soft red beans in the blender, add a little water to make it blend easier.
  • Pour the blended red beans into a pan and simmer under low heat. Add some sugar and stir until the filling is condensed and sweetened then turn off the heat.
  • Roll the filling into small balls and put on a plate.

Step 2: Make the rice cake dough

  • Pour the flour on the tray, then add fresh milk, hot water and mix well.
  • Knead the dough thoroughly until the dough is smooth and no longer sticking to your hand.

Step 3: Fill and cook the rice cake

  • Break the dough into small pieces, then round them up and press a hole in the middle.
  • Put the red bean stuffing inside and then round it up.
  • Boil 500ml of water with sugar and ginger, then add the rice balls to cook until they float on the surface, then turn off the heat.
  • Take another pot to boil coconut milk on the stove, then add some tapioca starch liquid and sugar in. Cook until the mixture is slightly thick again.

Step 4: Enjoy the rice cake soup

  • Pour the sweet soup into a bowl, sprinkle it with some roasted peanuts and coconut milk. The dish is ready to be served. 

Through these 4 very simple steps, you will complete a delicious dish made from extremely attractive red beans! Special red bean desserts are not only tasty but also vary in shapes and making techniques.

Red bean yogurt

Red bean yogurt


1Red bean300 gram
2Yogurt2 cans
3Sugar50-70 gram
4Tapioca Starch100 gram

Cooking steps 

Step 1: Make the bean paste

  • Soak the red beans in water for about 3 hours to make them less stiff, then put in a pot to boil until soft. Do not stir the beans too much while boiling, it will make them crumble into pieces.
  • After the beans are soft, take them out and stir with sugar to sweeten the beans.
  • Put a little bit of tapioca starch water in the soup pot and just enough sugar. Then wait until the pot is boiling again. Turn off the heat when the soup thickens.
  • After turning off the heat, pour the beans into the pot and stir well.

Step 2: Make the red bean yogurt and enjoy

  • Put 2 jars of yogurt in a bowl and pour some red bean paste on top. You can also add blended ice and other cold toppings. The dish is simple to make and fun to enjoy with your family and friends.

Get in the kitchen and make these 3 unique recipes from red beans right away with us! Maybe after this Double Seventh Festival, the sky will be bright and you will meet a perfect lover just like the fairy tales. Even if you have to wait longer, you can still enjoy these flavorful and healthy desserts with red beans.

It’s always a win-win situation with our special red bean desserts! Don’t forget to visit “What to eat today?” for various menu recommendations every day from our bTaskers!!

However, during this pandemic situation, where can you get fresh ingredients to make these lovely desserts? 

bTaskee has just the solution for you! Through our Grocery Assistant Service, bTaskers will go shopping for food and groceries at a reasonable cost based on your request. We will also be delivering them to your home in less than an hour. 

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