Mung Bean Cake With Coconut Milk Recipe

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Mung Bean Cake With Coconut Milk
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  1. In a medium pot, combine beans with 2 cups water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 20 minutes, until beans are soft. Puree in blender.
  2. In a bowl, beat coconut milk and sugar until frothy. Add eggs and beat well. Add bean puree and mix thoroughly. Put mixture in a saucepan and cook over medium heat until mixture begins to thicken.
  3. Pre-heat oven to 350°F Grease an 8-inch square cake pan (use metal or unbreakable glass). Fold mixture into pan. Bake for 20 minutes. Raise heat to 450°F and bake another 25 to 30 minutes, until cake turns a deep amber.
  4. Remove from oven and immediately immerse pan in 1/2 inch cold water for 10 minutes. Change water to ensure it stays cold and leave pan another 15 minutes.
  5. In a small pan, sauté the shallots until light brown. Drain off the oil and spread the shallots over the top of the cake. Cut into 9 squares. Serve warm or cold. Bean cake will keep 1 week in refrigerator.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 406.46 Kcal (1702 kJ)
Calories from fat 160.47 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.83g 27%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 68.12mg 3%
Potassium 516.21mg 11%
Total Carbs 54.67g 18%
Sugars 39.09g 156%
Dietary Fiber 4.75g 19%
Protein 10.92g 22%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 5%
Iron 3.5mg 20%
Calcium 89.1mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 277.35 Kcal (1161 kJ)
Calories from fat 109.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.17g 27%
Cholesterol 84.61mg 41%
Sodium 46.48mg 3%
Potassium 352.25mg 11%
Total Carbs 37.3g 18%
Sugars 26.67g 156%
Dietary Fiber 3.24g 19%
Protein 7.45g 22%
Vitamin C 2.1mg 5%
Iron 2.4mg 20%
Calcium 60.8mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.8
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • good source of fiber

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