Birthday Sushi Cake

Birthday Sushi Cake

Simple yet elegant sushi cake.
How about serving this together with a birthday cake!
Why not go for a double-cake.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Sushi Rice
3 rice cooker cups - 480 ml (uncooked)
Sushi vinegar
90 ml
Lotus root
3 cm
5 cm
Very thin omelet
Sashimi cuts
2 types
Shiso leaves
3 leaves
Golden sesame seeds
as needed
Lemon juice
to taste


1. Wash the rice and soak in water. Add the konbu, adjust the amount of water to make sushi rice, and cook.
2. Cut the carrot and lotus root into thin 3 mm cubes.
3. Add a pinch of salt to boiling water, then boil Step 2. Once boiled, drain in a sieve.
4. Once the rice has cooked, place in a sushi bowl and mix in the sushi vinegar. Then add Step 3 and mix. Allow to cool.
5. Peel the avocado and cut into 2 mm thin slices. Cover with lemon juice to keep it from changing color.
6. Place the cake mold on a plate and add half of the sushi rice while slightly pressing down. Sprinkle the sesame evenly across the rice and then top with the avocado.
7. Add the remaining rice, top with the thin omelet, and then add whatever toppings you like.

Story Behind this Recipe

For my mother's birthday, I gave her sushi cake.
Father gave her birthday cake.
Those were her presents!!