|Our mochi - not cut very nicely but still tasty!|
Microwave Mochi Recipe
-1 package mochiko sweet rice flour (10 oz)
-1 can coconut milk (13.5 oz)
-3/4 cup sugar
-1/4 tsp. vanilla
-2 drops food coloring
-Combine mochiko, coconut milk, sugar, vanilla and food coloring in a medium bowl.
-Mix until smooth.
-Pour into a greased 5 cup microwaveable tube pan.
-Cover with plastic wrap and microwave on 80% for 10 minutes, rotating several times during cooking.
-Let stand for 10 minutes.
-Pull mochi from sides and turn onto board dusted with potato starch.
-Cut into bite size pieces and dust with potato starch.
We topped one batch of our mochi with a kinako + sugar mixture. Here is a much more appealing photo from sadacori on Flickr.
Note: I linked some ingredients and supplies to Amazon.com but you can find most of what you need in a grocery store that sells Asian products.