Annin Tofu aka Almond Pudding Recipe

Today, we will be making Almond Pudding also known as Annin Tofu that is an easy delicious Chinese Dessert enjoyed on hot weather day. You can’t resist this furu-furu jelly-like texture.

Cooking Information

Recipe Name: Annin Tofu (Almond Pudding) Recipe 杏仁豆腐 レシピ 作り方
Recipe by: CookingWithDog
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 15 minutes
Number of servings: 4


300ml Milk (10.1 fl oz)
100ml Water (3.4 fl oz)
40g Sugar (1.4 oz)
1½ tbsp Chinese Almond Powder (apricot kernel powder) *not to confuse with almond powder*
2 tbsp Water
5g Gelatin Powder (0.2 oz)

20g Sugar (0.7 oz)
80ml Hot Water (2.7 fl oz)

Kiwi Fruit
Substitute: Strawberry or Goji Berries



  1. Add hot water into sugar. Stir to dissolve.

Anin Tofu

  1. Add gelatin powder into water. Stir to mix. *Prep for Step 6*
  2. Combine sugar, Chinese almond powder and water in a bowl.
  3. Heat mixture in pot and continue stirring.
  4. Relocate pot to a trivet when small bubbles begin to form around edge of pot.
  5. Thoroughly mix to completely dissolve almond powder to create smooth silky texture.
  6. Add re-hydrated gelatin into mixture. Stir to dissolve gelatin completely.
  7. Add milk into mixture. Stir to mix.
  8. Distribute mixture into cups.
  9. Chill Annin Tofu in fridge for over 2 hours to firm up.


  1. Garnished Annin Tofu with kiwi and oranges or preferred seasonal fruits.
  2. Pour spoonful of syrup on garnish before serving.


  1. Avoid over-heating mixture as it may prevents gelatin from not firming up well.
  2. The almond powder is a mixture of powdered apricot kernels and other ingredients so don’t confuse it with regular almonds.

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