Whole Strawberry Mochi

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Sep. 28, 2009

Mochi is a Japanese rice cake. It is eaten as a snack and made very prominently during the Japanese New year. Many types of Japanese desserts are made with Mochi. This video shows Ichigo daifuku mochi type, which has a whole strawberry inside.

Ingredients

Rice flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 1/8 Cup (2 tbs)
Water 1/3 Cup (4.8 tbs)
Potato starch/Tapioca starch 2 Tablespoon
Strawberries 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)

Directions

1) In a microwave bowl, mix in sugar and rice flour.

2) Next, pour in water and stir the solution well until everything is full dissolved. The batter should look like cream of rice.

3) Transfer the bowl into a microwave it for two minutes on high.

4) The dough should form into a sticky goey consistency in which you should stir it up a bit once more.

5) On a dusting board or plate, sprinkle starch.

6) Dust your hands and grab a small piece of the mochi dough.

7) Place the small chunk on the dusting mixture and knead the dough into it.

8) Next roll the dough into a smooth ball and place a strawberry.

9) Redust the mochi with the dusting flour.

9) Repeat the steps 6-8 until all the dough is used up. Serve on a platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 226Calories from Fat 5

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium %

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet