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Mochi French Toast (Tochi Mochi Copycat Recipe!)

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Getting stuck in a rut with breakfast? This is a recipe that will take your breakfast or dessert game to the next level: Mochi French Toast with Coconut Cream Filling. 

This Mochi French Toast with Coconut Cream Filling is a breakfast or dessert that will wow your friends and family. Not only is it a delightful fusion of crispy French toast and creamy mochi, but it also allows for personalization with filling options like peanut butter or coconut cream. The homemade coconut cream filling adds an irresistible tropical twist to the dish. Plus, by making this recipe at home, you can enjoy it at a fraction of the cost of the overpriced version found at the Richmond Night Market. So, gather your loved ones and treat them to a truly unique and delicious experience that they won’t soon forget!

Mochi French Toast Recipe Tips: 

When it comes to serving Mochi French Toast, there are several delightful ways to present this delicious treat. Here are some serving suggestions to enhance your Mochi French Toast experience:

  1. Drizzle with condensed milk: Just before serving, drizzle a generous amount of condensed milk over the Mochi French Toast. The sweet and creamy condensed milk adds an extra layer of indulgence and richness.

  2. Sprinkle with powdered sugar: Dust the Mochi French Toast with a light sprinkle of powdered sugar for an elegant touch. It adds a subtle sweetness and a beautiful finishing touch to the dish.

  3. Add fresh fruit: Serve the Mochi French Toast with a side of fresh berries such as strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries. The bright colors and natural sweetness of the fruits complement the flavors of the dish and provide a refreshing contrast.

  4. Top with a scoop of ice cream: For an extra treat, place a scoop of your favorite ice cream on top of the Mochi French Toast. Vanilla ice cream works wonderfully well, but feel free to experiment with different flavors like coconut, matcha, or black sesame.

  5. Garnish with shredded coconut or toasted sesame seeds: Sprinkle some shredded coconut or lightly toasted sesame seeds over the Mochi French Toast for added texture and flavor. It adds a delightful crunch and a hint of nuttiness to each bite.

  6. Serve as a breakfast or dessert: Mochi French Toast is incredibly versatile. You can serve it as a decadent breakfast option alongside a cup of coffee or tea. Alternatively, it makes a fantastic dessert, perfect for satisfying sweet cravings after a meal.

  7. Share with friends and family: Mochi French Toast is best enjoyed in the company of loved ones. I love serving it family style for my friends and family because it’s usually too decadent for just one person.

Mochi French Toast Recipe Tips: 

  1. Use fresh and soft bread: Milk bread works best but you can also use brioche. Choose thick slices of milk bread, brioche, or challah. Fresh bread will yield a better texture and absorb the flavors more evenly.

  2. Try to use the mochi warm: Once the mochi mixture is microwaved, give it a few minutes to cool down, but don’t let it get too cold! If it becomes difficult, microwave for a few more seconds to soften up.

  3. Dip the completed french toast pieces quickly: When dipping the “french toast sandwich” in the egg batter, do it swiftly to prevent it from becoming too soft and falling apart. A quick dip is enough to coat it evenly.

  4. Use a non-stick skillet or griddle: To ensure that the French toast doesn’t stick and cooks evenly, use a non-stick skillet or griddle. If needed, you can add a little butter or oil to prevent sticking.

  5. Cook over medium heat: Cooking the Mochi French Toast over medium heat will allow it to cook through without burning the exterior. It will give you a crispy and golden brown result.

  6. Don’t overcrowd the pan: Cook the French toast in batches, if necessary, to avoid overcrowding the pan. This will ensure even cooking and browning.

  7. Be gentle when flipping: When flipping the French toast, be gentle to avoid damaging the mochi layer. Use a spatula to carefully lift and turn it over.

  8. Customize the fillings: Experiment with different fillings such as peanut butter, coconut cream, or even Nutella to add your own personal touch and flavour profile to the Mochi French Toast.

  9. Serve immediately: Mochi French Toast is best enjoyed when served immediately after cooking. The combination of warm French toast, creamy filling, and cold ice cream is THE BEST.



The Mochi French Toast Recipe


Ingredients:  For the Coconut Cream Filling: – 1 cup whipping cream – 2 tablespoons brown sugar – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 1/2 cup coconut milk For the Mochi: – 1 cup sweet rice flour – 1/2 cup sugar – 1/2 cup water (or milk, for a richer flavor) For the Egg Batter: – 1 large egg – 1/4 cup milk For Filling Options: – Peanut butter – Coconut cream Additional Ingredients: – 4 slices of milk bread – Vanilla ice cream – Condensed milk (to drizzle) Instructions: Step 1: Prepare the Coconut Cream Filling 1. In a mixing bowl, combine whipping cream, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and coconut milk. 2. Using an electric mixer, whip the mixture until soft peaks form. 3. Transfer the coconut cream filling to a piping bag or a ziplock bag with one corner snipped off. Set it aside. Step 2: Make the Mochi 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine sweet rice flour, sugar, and water (or milk). Stir until the sugar is dissolved. 2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 2 minutes. 3. Carefully remove the bowl from the microwave and stir the mixture vigorously until smooth. 4. Return the bowl to the microwave and heat for an additional 1 minute. 5. Stir again until the mixture becomes thick and sticky. Allow it to cool slightly. Step 3: Prepare the Egg Batter 1. In a shallow bowl, whisk together the egg and milk until well combined. Step 4: Assemble and Cook 1. Take a slice of milk bread and spread a layer of your preferred filling (peanut butter or coconut cream) onto it. 2. Place another slice of milk bread on top to create a sandwich. 3. Gently press down on the sandwich to seal the edges. 4. Dip the sandwich into the egg batter, ensuring it is coated on all sides. 5. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat and melt a pat of butter. 6. Place the dipped sandwich onto the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown. 7. Repeat the process for the remaining sandwich. Step 5: Serve and Enjoy 1. Transfer the Mochi French Toast to serving plates. 2. Pipe a generous amount of coconut cream filling onto each toast. 3. Top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and drizzle with condensed milk. 4. Sprinkle some extra shredded coconut or toasted sesame seeds for added flavor and presentation. 5. Serve immediately and savor the heavenly combination of flavors and textures! Note: Feel free to adjust the recipe according to your taste preferences and dietary needs. Enjoy and happy cooking!