Butter Mochi

Local delicacy of Kitaakita

  • Kitaakita
  • Souvenirs & Specialty Products
  • Gourmet Food
  • Roadside Stations and Direct Sales

When it comes to sweets in Kitaakita, butter mochi reigns supreme. Thirteen sweet shops in the city offer their own twist on the sweet made from kneaded rice, butter, sugar, and eggs.
The flavor, texture, aroma, and color varies from store to store as each prepares the sweet by hand using slightly different techniques and ingredients. However, all exhibit a light cream color and smooth, buttery flavor.


【Handling store】Store in Kitaakita-shi

【Address】Kitaakita-shi, Akita


Sold at various stores throughout Kitaakita City