PEANUT BUTTER MOCHI - JAPANESE DESSERT

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Jo Anne Sugimoto

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@sugarnspicetedibears

Any way that mochi is made, it is comfort food for me. It is so versatile and great for gluten-free cooking and baking.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 2 Dozen

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    water
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 box
    16 oz. mochiko - japanese sweet rice flour
  • ·
    katakuriko (potato starch) for dusting
  • FILLING:

  • 1 c
    peanut butter
  • 1/4 c
    honey

How to Make PEANUT BUTTER MOCHI - JAPANESE DESSERT

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine peanut butter and honey, refrigerate until firm.
  2. Bring water to a boil, add sugar and stir until dissolved.
  3. Add mochiko a little at a time, stirring constantly. Continue stirring over medium heat until lumps are dissolved.
  4. Place dough on a surface dusted with katakuriko. Allow to cool slightly. Sprinkle with more katakuriko and knead a few times until smooth.
  5. Form into a log.
  6. Pinch of a 1 1/2-inch piece of dough and flatten into a circle.
  7. Place a teaspoon of the peanut butter filling in the center and fold edge around the filling and pinch to seal.
  8. Makes about 24 peanut butter mochi balls.

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