Peanut and Coconut Mochi 

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Peanut and Coconut Mochi has a visually appealing presentation. The smooth, shiny surface of the mochi dough, often dusted with a light coating of corn-starch or coconut flakes, looks inviting and elegant. When filled with a creamy coconut and peanut mixture, the mochi can be cut into neat, bite-sized pieces that are perfect for any dessert table.

Peanut and Coconut Mochi offers a unique and delightful combination of flavours. The rich, nutty taste of peanuts pairs perfectly with the creamy sweetness of coconut, creating a balanced and satisfying treat. The subtle sweetness of the mochi dough itself complements these flavours, resulting in a dessert that is both exotic and comforting.

Peanut and Coconut Mochi

I love making these tasty Wan favourites! 
Servings 2
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chilling 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Desiccated Coconut
  • 3/4 cup Salted Peanut (pounded into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup Desiccated Coconut to sprinkle over finished Mochi

Mochi

  • 1 cup Glutinous rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup hot coconut milk
  • 3 & 1/2tbsp sugar

Instructions

  • Firstly make the filling, add all of the ingredients to a bowl and mix well.
  • Place in the fridge for 20 minutes and then form into 8 small balls on a tray. Place balls in the freezer while you continue to make the Mochi.
  • Add rice flour, sugar and salt into a large bowl and mix well, add hot coconut milk and stir until liquid has been fully absorbed.
  • Cover with cling film and microwave for 3 minutes.
  • Stir mixture well, re-cover with cling film and microwave again for a further 1 and half minutes.
  • With a large wooden spoon mix the mixture together for at least 8/10 minutes until it is stretchy. This will make the Mochi nice and chewy.
  • Divide mixture into 8 pieces. Lightly cover your hands with cornflour, take a piece of the mixture and roll into a ball in the palm of your hand, now flatten out into a disc and place filling into the centre and gather ends together to reform a ball.
  • Sprinkle with desiccated coconut and serve.
Calories: 221kcal
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: Dessert, Quick & Easy
Collection: Easy recipes, Party food recipes

Nutrition

Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 700mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg
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