What’s chewy and moist, comes in all shapes and sizes, has many different flavors and is easy to prepare? It’s a mochi dessert, always popular in Hawaii! Selected from the best-selling Hawaii’s Best Mochi Recipes by Jean Watanabe Hee, this abridged collection of recipes offers traditional and contemporary mochi delicacies that can be eaten anytime. Have a slice of Mochi Banana Bread for breakfast or taste the versatility of mochi as in entrees such as Crisp Fried Shrimp and Mochiko Chicken. Of course, mochi at its best is a dessert or snack, whether plain or flavored, baked or micro-waved. From Apricot Mochi to Tsubushian Mochi, the endless varieties of this sweet, chewy concoction make eating mochi fun and adventurous.


Memorable Mochi Desserts

  • Apricot Mochi
  • Baked Mochi #1
  • Baked Mochi #2
  • Bibingka
  • Blueberry Mochi
  • Butter Mochi
  • Cascaron
  • Chi Chi Dango (Baked)
  • Cocoa Mochi
  • Chien Doi (Chinese Doughnuts)
  • Coconut Azuki Mochi
  • Coconut Custard Mochi
  • Coconut Mochi
  • Custard Mochi
  • Dau Lau
  • Fried Bananas with Mochiko
  • Gau (Chinese New Year’s Pudding)
  • Japanese Kulolo
  • Jell-O Mochi
  • Maui Mochi
  • Mochi Banana Bread
  • Mochi Delight
  • Mochi Dessert
  • Mochi Mango Nut Bread
  • Poi Mochi
  • Pumpkin Mochi
  • Strawberry Jell-O Mochi
  • (Fresh) Strawberry Mochi
  • Tri-Colored Mochi (Baked)
  • Sweet Potato Andagi (Fried)

Microwave Mochi

  • Almond Crème Mochi
  • Banana Cream Pudding Mochi
  • Easy Microwave Mochi
  • Pink Coconut Mochi
  • Two-Color Mochi
  • Tsubushian Mochi
  • Mango Mochi
  • Okinawa Mochi

Much More Mochi (Entreés)

  • Crisp Fried Shrimp
  • Mochiko Chicken
  • Chicken Soup with Mochi
  • Steamed Vegetable Dumplings

Author: Jean Watanabe Hee