Chocolate Mochi Dough
A delicious Chocolate Mochi Dough to fill with your favorite fruit or bean pastes! This makes a great sweet snack or dessert, and also pairs nicely with some warm tea at any time.
Glutinous rice flour is sometimes known as sweet rice flour.
Tapioca starch can be replaced with potato starch.
Place a steaming basket on a pot with water over high heat. The basket should not touch the water
Add 70 g of glutinous rice flour to a bowl. Gradually add 70 ml of water, stirring in between batches until the dough comes together
Add 30 g of powdered sugar and 1 tsp of cocoa powder. Mix until homogeneous and creamy
Place the bowl in the steamer and cover it. Steam the dough for 5m to cook until slightly sticky
Stir the dough to break it up
Place the bowl back in the steamer for 5m to cook further
Pound the dough until it starts to become elastic
Cover a work surface with tapioca starch
Place the mochi dough on the surface and dust your hands with the starch. Divide into 6 equal parts while still warm, and flatten each with your fingers. The chocolate mochi dough is ready
Pair it with your favorite filling and enjoy!
Yield 6 unit
Glutinous Rice Flour70 g
Tapioca Starchas needed
Cocoa Powder1 tsp
Powdered Sugar30 g