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Mochi Rice Cakes: 5 Ways to Enjoy Them

Mochi is a Japanese rice cake made of glutinous rice that is pounded into a paste and then molded into shape. It’s eaten year round as a traditional food, appearing in a variety of confections, ice cream, soup, dumplings, and other Asian cuisine. In fact, mochi is prominent all around the globe, making culinary appearances in Hawaii, South Korea, Taiwan, Cambodia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand.

At SuperiorNutStore.com, we’re proud to carry mochi rice cakes in bite sized pieces, which are perfect for enjoying on their own or within some of your favorite recipes. Mochi has a soft and chewy texture, and is slightly sweet, making it a delicious addition to many of your favorite recipes or foods.

Not sure how you can use mochi? Here are a few of our favorite ways to get the most out of this uniquely textured yet delicious treat:

5 Ways to Enjoy Mochi Rice Cakes:

1. Enjoy them on their own! Mochi rice cakes are one of those snacks that are easy to fall in love with. Noshing on a few rice cakes on their own can be just the thing you need for a pick-me-up in the afternoon.

2. Top your ice cream with them! Korean ice cream shops love topping off sundaes with mochi or serving ice cream in mochi cake balls. Top off your favorite ice cream or sundae with mochi for a little something different. While you’re at it, you can also add some of our other favorite ice cream sundae toppings.

3. Mix them in with yogurt! Mochi rice cakes are enjoyed in both regular and frozen yogurt, so feel free to make them part of your next parfait.

4. Add them to your waffle batter! Just sprinkle mochi rice cakes into your waffle batter and prepare as usual. Then, top your waffles with whipped cream, cinnamon, and caramel sauce for a decadent treat.

5. Serve them with dried fruit in your oatmeal! Mochi rice cakes can add a unique flavor and texture to oatmeal. Try adding in dried blueberries, dried cranberries, or other dried fruits to your oatmeal along with a bit of mochi. Yum!

To get your mochi rice cakes, check out our Asian snacks section. We offer mochi rice cakes in both plain white and colored varieties to suit your tastes, as well as your habit for toppings!