Sesame Honey Mochi Cake

"This mochi cake is lightly sweetened with a touch of honey and topped with toasted sesame seeds making this the perfect, chewy, and gooey dessert! Oh! And its gluten free! Recipe from Two Red Bowls!"
-- @threehungrybellies1
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Prep time 40mins
Cook time 16mins
Serves or Makes: 16 pieces

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  • 2 tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups sweet rice flour
  • 1 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 cups honey
  • 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cups sesame seeds


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line a 8-inch baking dish with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    In a small bowl combine the confectioners sugar, rice flour, milk, honey, vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla extract. Don't worry about over mixing because the batter because it doesn't contain any gluten!

  • Step 3

    Pour the batter into the prepared dish and bake for 20 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Once the 20 minutes are up, take out the dish and sprinkle on the sesame seeds. Throw the dish back into the oven for another 20 minutes.

  • Step 5

    It should be bounce back when pressed. Eat it while it's warm or at room temperature. Cynthia & I agree that having a warm piece of mochi is the best thing

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