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Matcha White Chocolate Mochi Cups

With a fun, chewy center and a beautiful green color, these Matcha White Chocolate Mochi Cups could easily become your favorite.

Makes 8-12 cups.

An original recipe found on the Aiya Blog.

Ingredients

    • 6 - 8 oz white chocolate chips
    • 1 tsp Aiya Culinary Grade Matcha
    • 2 tsp finely ground black sesame seeds
    • ½ cup diced mochi cubes
    • ½ tsp finely ground black sesame seeds, for topping

Directions

    1. Cut and dice ½ cup mochi into small cubes and set aside.
    2. Pour 6-8 oz (anout ½ bag) white chocolate chips into a microwavable bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds, stir, and then microwave for 30 more seconds. If the chocolate chips are not yet melted, microwave in 10 second intervals.
    3. Sift 1 tsp Matcha over the melted chocolate. Stir until incorporated.
    4. Stir in 2 tsp of finely ground black sesame seeds until incorporated.
    5. Using a small teaspoon, spoon the Matcha chocolate mixture into the small cupcake liners until ⅓ full. Be careful not to add too much.
    6. Add in 1-2 pieces of mochi and gently push down to the bottom.
    7. Add more chocolate mixture to the cupcake liner until  full.
    8. Sprinkle a pinch of ground black sesame seeds on top and refrigerate for about 15-20 minutes.
    9. Remove from cupcake liner and enjoy!

     

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