Japanese Dessert: Beni Imo Cheese Cake/Violet Sweet Potato Cheese Cake Recipe

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25 mins (prep 5, cooking 20)
8 ingredients
Debra at Hapabento mentioned that she calls her Violet Sweet Poatatoes Okinawa Sweet Poataoes. Actually, Okinawa is famous all over Japan for its Violet Sweet Potatoes/Beni Imo/紅芋 and cakes made with the same! Here is an Okinawa-inspired cheese Cake recipe: Violet Sweet Potato Cheese Cake/Beni Imo Cheese Cake!

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  • beni imo/violet sweet potato: 120 g
  • cinnamon: 1/2~1 teaspoon
  • honey (liquid): 2 tablespoons
  • biscuits: 9~
  • syrup:
  • sugra: 1 teaspoon
  • water: 1 tablespoon
  • liqueur of your choice: 1 teaspoon
  • egg yolk for “nappage”: as appropriate


Serving Size (0.0 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 0.0 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 0.0mg 0.0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.0mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients: