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How to make Amazake Jam (Sweet Koji)

Tomoko Onuki Amazake Koji Sweet

How to make Amazake Jam (Sweet Koji)

(Makes approx 400g) Koji (cultured rice) - 200g Filtered water - 300ml Warming device (yoghurt  maker , rice cooker with rice warmer function etc) Heat filtered water to 55-60°C. Mix Koji and warm water and place into the warming device. Keep it at 55-60°C for 10 hours. The rice cooker’s rice warmer function is usually set to maintain rice at 70°C. If you are using this function, leave the lid open and place a kitchen towel over the rice cooking bowl (see photo below) to maintain lower temperature. Koji culture will not be as active at above 60°C.   Amazake...

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