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Chocolate Sticky Rice Balls

Really simple glutinous rice ball (mochi) recipe using dutch processed cocoa to add chocolate flavoring
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 16 balls


  • ¾ cup + 3 tablespoons glutinous rice flour
  • ¼ cup dutch processed cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • a pinch of salt
  • peanut butter (optional) easy to drizzle
  • sugar topping to taste. I used dulce de leche. Feel free to use condensed milk!


  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the 3/4 cups of glutinous rice flourcoco powdersugar, and salt. Then add water and mix until a proper paste is achieved.
  • Shape the paste into balls of your preferred size. Use the 3 tablespoons of glutinous rice flour to help shape with your handsds!
  • In a pot, add the balls to boiling water. When they float they’re done!
  • Top with peanut butter or sugar or a sweet topping to add a bit of flavor! Enjoy!