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Doll Festival Sushi Cake

Doll Festival Sushi Cake

I made a gorgeous sushi cake.

Ingredients: 4 servings

White rice
2 rice cooker cups worth (360 ml uncooked)
Chirashi-zushi mix
1 packet
Egg
4 (to taste)
Salmon flakes (bottled type is OK)
as needed
Ao-nori
to taste
Nabana (greens)
for decoration
Salad shrimp
for decoration
Salmon roe
for decoration
Cherry tomatoes
for decoration

Steps

1. Cook the rice so that it's a little bit harder than usual. Mix in the chirashi seasoning mix. Mix the aonori into half of the rice to color it.
2. Make the scrambled egg. I made it a little bit sweet by adding more mirin than usual. Boil the nabana leaves, cool, and set aside.
3. In a silicone cake dish, layer the egg, chirashi rice, cooked salmon flakes, and nori colored rice in that order. Use a droplid to push down on it and squeeze it all together.
4. Flip it onto a plate and the base is complete! Next we have to decorate it. Use nabana, mini tomatoes, shrimp, and salmon roe to make it bright and gorgeous.

Story Behind this Recipe

I usually make each person their own individual sushi cake every year, but this year I wanted to make one large one. Since my family loves shrimp, I used a lot of salad shrimp (the type that are pre-boiled).