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Butter Mochi Recipe
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Butter Mochi

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"This is a great recipe for butter mochi if you like the coconut flavor without the chewy coconut bits."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen pieces Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    3 hrs 15 mins


  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish. Whisk the rice flour, sugar, and baking powder together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Beat the eggs, coconut extract, and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl until the eggs are smooth. Whisk in the milk, coconut milk, and melted butter until incorporated. Stir in the flour mixture a little at a time until no lumps remain; scrape into the prepared baking dish, and smooth the top.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the mochi is golden brown, about 1 hour. Cool to room temperature before cutting into 24 pieces to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 03, 2011

This was a very good recipe....but to make it into the mochi I remebered as a child in a Hawaii, I had to tweak it just a tiny bit. Instead of using milk, I had to substitute it with evaporated milk and I also omitted the coconut extract...WARNING! Baking it for 1 hour is too long and turns into a cake consistency, 50 minutes is perfect.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 18, 2010

My friend and I made this recipe....and this is not Mochi, it came out like a cake. It was a cake with Mochi flavor. I am really familiar with Japanese foods...and this definitely was not mochi.


14 Ratings

Sep 13, 2012

This is directed at Jaz's review. Butter mochi is not the traditional Japanese mochi that you see in "puck" form, nor is it like Chichi Dango manju. Butter mochi is of Hawaiian derivation and shouldn't be viewed as the same type of "mochi" that you may have had with your Japanese friends. It is in its nature to be more "cake"ish and is meant to be eaten in squares like brownies or lemon squares. So, while you are correct that this is not "mochi", it IS Butter Mochi.

Sep 08, 2010

First experience with mochi. What a treat. Everyone I offered it to loved it. My husband doesn't like coconut, but he couldn't get enough!

Oct 11, 2010

Very delicious! This was the first time I made mochi and it turned out well, though there was some buttery spots on the top when it was done (not sure why the butter seperated out).

Nov 16, 2011

I just made this the other night, it was with my fathers approval :) This was easy and good eating!

Oct 08, 2014

I halved the recipe but turned out it is TOOOOOO swee And one question, i don't understand why it is so mushy and could not formed even after I put it in refrigerator for 2h..should I bake longer/shorter or bake with higher/lower temperature??? Anyone could help?? Thx!

May 23, 2015

Didn't have any coconut extract so not as flavorful. Really easy and delicious. More mochi cake than mochi.


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  • Calories
  • 256 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41.2 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 174 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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