Cooking, Desserts

Strawberry Daifuku Mochi by Evita, Emilie, and Linda

3 1/2 oz glutinous rice flour
1/4 cup sugar
2/3 cup water
2 cups of potato starch
1 dozen ripe small strawberries, washed, with top cut off
1/4 – 1/2 cup sweet azuki bean paste

1. Mix rice flour, sugar, water together in a microwavable bowl. Work out the lumps until smooth.
2. Place bowl in microwave on high for couple of minutes.
3. Stir and cook on high for another 2 minutes.
4. Continue until the dough becomes thick and translucent.
5. Spread the potato starch on a large rimmed baking sheet.
6. Pour the contents of the bowl onto the potato starch
7. Cover the top of the mochi with potato starch and pat it down to flatten it. Cut the mochi with a pastry cutter or knife into a dozen pieces.
8. Stretch a piece of mochi out gently with your fingers and place a small amount of azuki paste in the center.
9. Set a strawberry tip down, on the mochi and pull the edges up around the berry.
10. Twist the tops and press together to seal.
11. Shape the mochi into a little sphere and set it seam, side down.
12. Dust with some potato starch. Serve.

Makes 12 strawberry mochi

Evita, Emilie, and Linda

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