The most delicious manju is the one you make yourself.
One of the most quintessential Japanese sweets is the manju. They come in many varieties but at their core, they’re a ball of mellow sweet bean paste wrapped in a delectably soft dough. It’s one of those snacks so steeped in tradition and associated with old-fashioned shops and hot springs, that it doesn’t often occur to people that they can even make manju at home.
However, not only is it possible, but it’s also pretty easy to whip up a batch of these sweet treats in your own