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Chocolate Mochi Recipe - Polynesian Cultural Center Ali'i Luau


Chocolate Mochi, is a delicious desert made from mochiko flour and semi-sweet chocolate chips, common throughout Hawaii and a favorite desert at many luaus. A local Hawaii favorite, Chocolate Mochi is a Japanese rice cake made with chocolate.

This recipe is courtesy of the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu. Guava Cake is served at their Ali'i Luau.

For more information on the Polynesian Cultural Luau Center Ali'i Luau visit their website.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 55 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Yield: 30 pieces


  • 2 cup mochiko
  • 2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cans evaporated milk (2-12 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs, beaten


Sift dry ingredients, mochiko, sugar and baking soda in a large bowl.

Melt margarine and chocolate chips together and combine with evaporated milk, vanilla extract and eggs. Mix well and stir any ingredients until it becomes a smooth batter. Then pour into greased 9x13 pan.

Bake in 350 degree pre-heated oven. 45-55 min, cool, then serve. Do not refrigerate.

Use plastic knife to cut. Makes about 30 pieces.

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