Strawberry Daifuku with Naturally Sweetened Medjool Dates
Mochis are the seemingly tricky little desserts to make. In truth, though, the process becomes deceptively simple with a microwave. The dough can be made within 5 minutes in the microwave before being shaped and filled with your favorite fillings for a simple, delicious dessert.
1. Prepare Date Paste
Combine medjool dates and water in a bowl
High | 1.5 mins
Transfer dates and liquid to blend until smooth
Blend | Speed 1
2. Cook Mochi Dough
Combine glutinous rice flour and cornstarch.
Add vegetable oil, salt and water
Whisk until smooth
High | 1 min
Take out and gently mix the mixture
Tip: Repeat 2-3 times at 30 secs, mix in between until mochi is cooked
3. Roll mochi dough
Cut into 6 pieces.
Place 10g of red date paste and wrap
Cut a slit to place strawberry onto mochi