Korean Sweet Red Bean Tteokppang Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 2 cups glutinous rice flour
- 1/2 cup sweet red bean paste
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon baking powder

Special Equipment Needed:
- Bowl
- Whisk
- Spatula
- Baking pan
- Parchment paper
- Rolling pin

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. In a bowl, whisk together the glutinous rice flour, sugar, baking powder, and vegetable oil.
2. Slowly add in the water and mix until a dough forms.
3. Knead the dough for 5 minutes until it is smooth and elastic.
4. Divide the dough into 12 equal pieces and roll each piece into a ball.
5. Flatten each ball and place 1 tablespoon of sweet red bean paste in the center.
6. Fold the dough around the red bean paste and shape into a round ball.
7. Place the balls on a parchment-lined baking pan.
8. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 20 minutes.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Temperature: 350°F
Serving Size: 12

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 120
Fat: 5g
Carbohydrates: 17g
Protein: 2g

Substitutions for Ingredients
- Glutinous rice flour: All-purpose flour
- Sweet red bean paste: Any type of jam or jelly
- Vegetable oil: Any type of cooking oil

- Add different types of fillings such as sweet potato, chestnut, or mung bean paste.
- Add different types of toppings such as sesame seeds, chopped nuts, or dried fruit.

Tips and Tricks:
- Make sure to knead the dough for at least 5 minutes to ensure a smooth and elastic texture.
- If the dough is too dry, add a few drops of water to help bind the ingredients together.

Storage Instructions:
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Reheating Instructions:
Reheat in the oven at 350°F for 5 minutes.

Presentation Ideas:
Serve the tteokppang on a plate with a side of fresh fruit or a scoop of ice cream.

Garnish with sesame seeds, chopped nuts, or dried fruit.

Pair with a cup of hot tea or a glass of cold milk.

Suggested Side Dishes:
Serve with a side of steamed vegetables or a bowl of soup.

Troubleshooting Advice:
- If the dough is too sticky, add a little more flour.
- If the tteokppang is too dry, add a few drops of water.

Food Safety Advice:
- Make sure to use clean utensils and surfaces when preparing the tteokppang.
- Keep the tteokppang refrigerated until ready to serve.

Food History:
Tteokppang is a traditional Korean sweet snack that has been enjoyed for centuries. It is made with glutinous rice flour and sweet red bean paste and is often served as a dessert or snack.

Flavor Profiles:
Sweet and nutty with a hint of vanilla.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve as a dessert or snack.

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Region: Korean

Taste: Sweet, Savory, Nutty, Spicy