- Yield: Makes about 2 1/2 cups
Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2000
- 1 1/2 cups white miso
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup sake
- 3/4 cup mirin
Combine miso and sugar in the top of a double boiler. Add sake and mirin, and whisk to combine, using a heavy whisk. Cook over boiling water, stirring frequently until sugar is dissolved and the color begins to darken, 30 to 45 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool.