Daifukumochi, Have You Heard of It?

Daifukumochi, What Is It?

Mostly known as ‘Daifuku’, Daifukumochi is a glutinous rice cake that’s filled with red bean paste. These sweet chewy treats are also known as “Wagashi”. Wagashi are Japanese confections that are mostly served with green tea. They are usually made from plant based ingredients.

Daifuku translates to “Great Luck” in Japanese. They used to be called "Big Belly Rice cakes". However Fuku means ‘belly’ but also means ‘l