Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

The Electric Kitchen; Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat electric oven to 350°F
  2. Grease a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, sift mochiko, baking soda, and salt; add brown sugar and mix well.
  4. Add coconut milk and water; mix well.
  5. Fold in sweet potatoes; pour into prepared pan.
  6. Sprinkle with sesame seed.
  7. Bake for 1 hour.
  8. Cool, cut into 2 x 1-inch pieces.
  9. Coat each piece with Kinako (yellow soy bean powder).
Most Helpful

I'm not a mochi aficionado or anything, but this recipe just didn't please me. My friends didn't find the presentation very appetizing and the coconut flavor was barely detectable. The taste of the kinako clashed with the mochi, maybe it could have been blended with sugar.

Valeria November 02, 2005