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Butter Mochi

Butter Mochi

Learn how to make Butter Mochi! A Japanese inspired dessert with a Hawaiian local twist. It's a sweet and chewy treat that can be served for dessert.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Cuisine Hawaiian, Japanese


  • Oven


  • 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 16 oz (1 box) mochiko flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk
  • 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk


  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Melt 1 stick of butter and mix it together with sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add in the eggs and vanilla extra and mix it well.
  • Then add in the dry ingredients, mochiko flour and baking powder. It will get very thick to mix together. Then add in the evaporated milk and coconut milk. Mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into a 9x13in pan. Shake to surface any air bubbles.
  • Pop it into the oven to bake for 1 hour.
  • Let it cool down to room temperature for 30 minutes. Flip the pan over and the Butter Mochi slide out. Cut it into even pieces. Serve and enjoy!
Keyword butter, chewy, coconut milk, easy, mochi, mochiko, sweet