Ingredients

Neapolitan Filling

  • 4 oz. semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream, almost boiling
  • 12 small strawberries, stems removed
  • Cornstarch, for molding and dusting

Mochi Bites

  • 1 cup glutinous rice flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup ice cold water
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeded

Steps

Neapolitan Filling

  1. In a medium bowl, pour hot heavy cream over chocolate chips and stir until everything is combined and chocolate has completely melted.
  2. Dip strawberries in chocolate to coat completely.
  3. Place strawberries on a parchment lined baking sheet and place in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.

Mochi Bites

  1. In a medium microwave safe bowl, stir together all mochi ingredients until combined (about one minute).
  2. Place bowl in microwave and cook on high for 4 minutes.
  3. Pour contents of the bowl onto a surface that’s been dusted lightly with cornstarch.
  4. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Using a knife or bench scraper, cut into 12 even pieces.
  6. Lightly dust hands with cornstarch. Take one piece of mochi dough and roll into a ball then flatten out into a pancake shape.
  7. Place one chocolate covered strawberry onto mochi and wrap dough around.
  8. Dust with more cornstarch if too sticky.
  9. Serve and enjoy!