Adzuki Mochi Brownie (Vegan)

picture of adzuki mochi brownie

By Kira Zhang. Adapted from Kirbie Cravings Mochi Brownie.


  • 1 cup mochiko flour (sweet rice flour)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 5 tbsp melted vegan butter (can sub coconut oil)
  • 2 tablespoons of chia seeds
  • 5 tablespoons of hot water
  • 1.5 cups of full-fat oatmilk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of sweet fine adzuki paste
  • 3 tablespoons of black sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons of chocolate chunks


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line an 8x8 in. baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Make chia eggs. Add 2 tbsp of chia seeds in a small bowl and pour 5tbsp of medium hot water over. Stir well until gels begin to form. Let sit for 5-7 minutes.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix the dry ingredients together: mochiko sweet rice flour, cocoa powder, sugar, and baking flour. Whisk until well mixed.
  4. In a large bowl, mix mthe wet ingredients together: melted vegan butter/coconut oil, thickened chia egg, oatmilk, and vanilla extract.Whisk until evenly mixed.
  5. Add dry ingredients from the medium bowl to wet ingredients in the large bowl. Mix until evenly blended.
  6. Add Adzuki Paste into the mixture. Mix again until evenly blended.
  7. Pour the batter into the 8x8 baking tray. Sprinkle the brownie surface with sesame. Then srpinkle with chocolate chunks.
  8. Bake for 60-70 minutes. Test if it is done by inserting a toothpick. It should come out mostly clean.
  9. Wait til the mochi is completely cool before slicing.