Kaori’s easy recipe – learn how to make a “Kitty’s strawberry daifuku”!

30.July.2017 | FEATURES / FOOD

With just a small bit of ingenuity, turn everyday food into something cute using Kaori’s recipe series! With a few simple ideas, an ordinary recipe magically transforms into a cute dish. Today we’ll look at a recipe that uses a lot of fruit. Let us introduce to you, “Kitty’s strawberry daifuku”.


■1:Ingredients(to make 6 pieces)


・Strawberries 6

・Rice flour for dumplings 120g

・Sugar(white sugar or granulated sugar)20〜25g

(Use white colored sugar to make daifuku white)

・White bean paste 180g

(Use white bean paste to make daifuku white)

・Water 150ml

・Chocolate pens (black・yellow)

・Kitty’s ribbon pic(can be bought at a 100 yen shop)


2:Remove strawberries’ calyx. Wash strawberries and wipe with kitchen paper. Divide the bean paste into 30g each and roll it up. Place the bean paste on a sheet of cellophane wrap flatly. Then put on strawberries and roll it up.

※Cut the tip of strawberries so that it can’t come up from bean paste.


3:Mix sugar and rice flour for dumplings with water litter by little. Mix it until it becomes smooth.


4:When it becomes smooth like picture No.3, heat it for 2minutes and 10 seconds at 500w with a sheet of cellophane wrap. After that, mix it again and heat it for 1 more minutes.


5:After heating, mix it until it becomes smoothly like a picture above.


6:Place a dough on cornstarch. *Be careful to be burned

Divide it into 7 pieces. (6 for daifuku and 1 for Kitt7S ears)

Make each dough flat and wrap it up on bean paste. When dough stick together, make a round with your hands and put the cut sections down.


7:When you all roll up, make ears. Cut into triangle, make sure don’t put cornstarch on cut section)


8:Put the cut sections down and place it on the heads.

(If the dough dry up, put a little water)

When you fixing the ears, put a pic ribbon, and write a nose, eyes, and mustache with chocolate pens.




Kaori also invites you into her world of character-themed rice dishes in her recipe series! Please check out her Instagram where she has uploaded many pictures of her character dishes!



Kaori Kubota(@kaopan27)

Kaori lives in Hokkaido and enjoys making dinners, sweet treats and character food using bread ♡

Kaori also loves to experiment with small tricks to crate easy character-themed sweets @kaopan27