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Strawberry Cheese Mochi

Cooking Method
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Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Total Time: 1 hr
Servings 6
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

Strawberry Cheese Mochi is a delightful and unique dessert that combines the chewy texture of mochi with a sweet and creamy strawberry cheese filling. This treat is perfect for any occasion, offering a delicious fusion of flavors and textures that is both satisfying and indulgent.

The mochi dough is made from glutinous rice flour, sugar, and water, steamed until it reaches a soft and stretchy consistency. The dough is then dusted with cornstarch to prevent sticking and rolled out to prepare for filling.

The filling is a mixture of cream cheese, powdered sugar, and fresh strawberry puree, blended until smooth and creamy. A dollop of the strawberry cheese filling is placed in the center of each piece of mochi dough, which is then carefully wrapped around the filling to form a soft and chewy ball.

Strawberry Cheese Mochi can be garnished with a dusting of powdered sugar or a drizzle of chocolate for added elegance. The result is a dessert that is both visually appealing and incredibly delicious, with the sweet and tangy strawberry cheese filling perfectly complementing the soft and chewy mochi.

These mochi are perfect for parties, gatherings, or any celebration where you want to offer a unique and delightful treat.

  • 120 g glutinous rice flour
  • 30 g cornstarch
  • 35 g granulated sugar
  • 180 g milk
  • 15 g unsalted butter
  • The Filling
  • 100 g cream cheese (softened)
  • 20 g confectioners’ sugar
  • 180 g heavy cream
  • 100 g strawberry sauce (more or less)
  1. In a clean bowl, mix well glutinous rice flour, cornstarch, sugar and milk. Sift once. Pour into a nonstick pan. Add in butter, keep stirring over medium heat until thickened and a dough ball forms.

  2. Dust some cooked glutinous rice flour on to the dough ball and the mat, wear gloves and knead the dough until the dough becomes stretchy.

  3. Divide the dough into 6 or 8 equal pieces; roll them into flat and round sheets. Cover them with plastic wrap.

    *How to make cooked glutinous rice flour: Pour some glutinous rice flour in the baking tray. Smooth it out. Set the oven temp at 338℉(170℃). Let bake for 6 minutes. Let cool and use.
  4. In a clean bowl, bring together softened cream cheese, heavy cream, sugar and strawberry sauce. Beat until well-combined and stiff peaks form.

  5. Transfer into a piping bag.

  6. Fill each mochi sheet with whipped cream and strawberry sauce. Wrap it up, put in a cupcake liner and serve.

Keywords: strawberry cheese mochi, strawberry mochi, soft mochi