2 Reviews

I'm rating this based on the flavor and ingredients. However the baking didn't work well for me. It doesn't look elegant at all! The flavor on the other hand is outstanding! I had all ingredients available and made as directed. I do disagree a bit with the previous reviewer as Green Tea Milk does have a special flavor that can't quite be achieved with substitutions. To get a "pretty" mochi I made mine on my hibachi as taught to me by my Mother. I used adzuki paste which added an additional delicious flavor. Thank you Jay I will make this again! Made for Unreviewed Asain Tag

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kittycatmom August 20, 2009

I really didn't find many of the ingredients neccessary to make baked green tea mochi. The idea of baked mochi however, is very tasty. I only used mochiko, matcha powder, water, sugar, and a little more than a cup of milk. I added more matcha than the recipe called for as an attempt to subsitute for the other ingredients. It was baked in a 9x9 pan at 350F for 45 minutes. The results: Utterly scrumptious mochi--slightly crunchy on the outside and gooey on the inside. I don't think gelatin and milk green tea are needed since mochiko is fine on its own, and you can just use more milk, sugar, and matcha powder. With a few tweaks, I will definitely make this again:]

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CannedHam August 15, 2009
Green Tea Mochi