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coconut chocolate butterscotch butter mochi

Chocolate-Butterscotch Butter Mochi with Coconut

A rich, chocolatey version of Hawaii's easiest and possibly tastiest dessert.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
cooling 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 40 squares


  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 cups mochiko sweet rice flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 12- oz can evaporated milk
  • 1 13.5- oz can coconut milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ¼ cup unsweetened dried coconut also known as dessicated coconut


  • Butter a 9x13 inch pan. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a large bowl or bowl of a stand mixer, whisk together mochiko, sugar, baking soda and cocoa powder. Set aside.
  • In a small, heavy-bottomed saucepan, melt the butter and both chips together until melted and smooth, stirring frequently. Allow to cool slightly.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, and vanilla.
  • Whisk in the chocolate mixture until well combined.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into dry ingredients and whisk until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for 50 minutes or until the center of the pan is set and when the tip of thin knife is inserted into the middle of the pan it comes back basically clean with no raw batter.
  • Cool completely, in pan on a wire rack. Sprinkle with coconut, slice.


  • Store at room temperature in a covered container.
  • If your chocolate/butter mixture is too hot and it cooks the eggs a bit when you whisked it in, Strain the whole mixture through a sieve, discard the solid bits and then pour it into the prepared pan.
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