Flower-Shaped Hina Matsuri Sushi Cake

Flower-Shaped Hina Matsuri Sushi Cake

How about having this pressed sushi cake for Hina Matsuri? It's really easy.

Ingredients: 3-4 servings

Uncooked white rice
2 rice cooker cups (360 ml)
Salmon flakes (readymade)
100 g
Snow peas
Salmon roe
50 g
1 slice
Sushi vinegar
2 tablespoons
☆ (a small amount of salt and 1 tablespoon of sugar)


1. Rinse the rice, then cook the rice to a little firmer than usual. Use the line for "sushi" marked in your rice cooker.
2. While the rice is cooking, mix the eggs with the ☆ seasonings and make scrambled eggs. Boil the snow peas (in water with a bit of salt), then thinly slice.
3. Put the cooked rice into a large bowl or sushi oke (wooden bowl), add the sushi vinegar (2 tablespoons), and mix while cooling with a hand fan. Let cool.
4. Use your hand to press half of the sushi rice into a mold, then top with the salmon flakes, then the remaining sushi, then the scrambled eggs. Press firmly.
5. Last, remove from the mold and decorate the very top of the cake with the snow peas, salmon roe, and ham cut into flowers to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this for my daughter who doesn't like raw fish or shiitake mushrooms. It was so easy, delicious, and cute! I've made this for the past 3 years.