Online Experience: Making Mochi Ice Cream and Strawberry Daifuku

Let’s learn how to make delicious MOCHI ICE CREAM and STRAWBERRY DAIFUKU with Japanese Cuisine Artist miwako!

Strawberry daifuku is a typical Japanese confection made by combining red bean paste from azuki beans with strawberry.
Mochi ice cream is a modern sweet made by filling traditional mochi with Western ice cream. Since it was served as a dessert at overseas restaurants in the 90’s, it is still very popular in Japan.

Discover the traditional Japanese sweets, wagashi, and challenge yourself! Don’t worry, the necessary ingredients can also be easily found abroad!

Enjoy your home time making rearranged Japanese sweets!
* Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
* Starts: Chuo City, Japan
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Cooking Classes




Let’s learn how to make delicious MOCHI ICE CREAM and STRAWBERRY DAIFUKU with Japanese Cuisine Artist miwako!

Strawberry daifuku is a typical Japanese confection made by combining red bean paste from azuki beans with strawberry.
Mochi ice cream is a modern sweet made by filling traditional mochi with Western ice cream. Since it was served as a dessert at overseas restaurants in the 90’s, it is still very popular in Japan.

Discover the traditional Japanese sweets, wagashi, and challenge yourself! Don’t worry, the necessary ingredients can also be easily found abroad!

Enjoy your home time making rearranged Japanese sweets!

1. Introduction
2. Lecture on Daifuku Origins
3. How to Make Matcha Cream Cheese Filling
4. How to Make Anko Filling
5. How to Make Mochi
6. Molding
7. Eat and Share

What you will need
Tools: microwave; heat-resistant bowl; spatula; plastic wrap; vat or big plate; tea strainer; kitchen knife

Ingredients: glutinous rice flour 50g; sugar 1 tbs and ½ tsp; water ¼ cup and 1 tbs; red bean paste 3 tbs; cream cheese 3 tbs; strawberry 2; frozen fruits 15g ×2 (mango, blueberry, raspberry, etc.); matcha powder ½ tbs; corn starch or potato starch 5 tbs.

Preparation
・ Use a microwave.
・ Be careful to use a heat-resistant bowl that can be used in a microwave.
・ Strawberry Daifuku will be completed within the end of the workshop. Matcha cream cheese filling will be completed only after cooking and freezing, so please enjoy it at later.
・ Leave the cream cheese and the red bean paste in the fridge and the frozen fruits in the freezer until the teacher tells you to take them out.

Sample Menu

• Matcha Cream Cheese Filling
• Anko Filling
• Mochi