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Red bean and cherry iceblocks

Perfect summer treats
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Desserts, Snacks, Sweets and savories
Cuisine Asian, Baby toddler food, Fusion, gluten free, International, Kids choice, One pot, Pressure cooker, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 8 popsicles


for cooking the bean

  • 1/2 cup adzuki bean red bean
  • 2 cups drinking water
  • 1 pinch Rock salt

for blending

  • 1 cup cherries pitted
  • 1/4 cup Palm Jaggery gula melaka or use brown sugar


  • Wash and soak the red bean in plenty of water.
  • After 2-3 hours drain the water and add two cups of water.
  • Pressure cook this bean along with the water with a pinch of salt.
  • Release the pressure when ready and mash the beans
  • Once the beans are cooled add the cherries, the cooked beans with the cooking liquid and the crushed gula melaka to the blender
  • Blend to a smooth paste
  • Pour into ice moulds and freeze to set ( about 3-4 hours)


If you want a creamier version, add coconut milk while blending.
If using canned beans, directly blend them with the other ingredients.
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