Two tones of sakura mochi

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A classic wagashi (tea sweet) for the season, the sakura mochi. Actually, there exist several sweets under the same name. This one is the Kansai style version.

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They are simply ohagi, like those in this tutorial post. I colored some in pink. Then I placed them on pickled sakura leaves.

DSC07075-001 The leaves need to be rinsed and soaked 15 minutes.

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I filled the white ones with sakura an bean paste (recipe here).

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The pink ones are filled with classic anko bean paste (recipe here).

Wagashi Saga : Japanese sweet posts and tutorials.

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