Ichigo daifuku is a modern Japanese confection consists of small round mochi (made of glutinous rice) and stuffed with one whole fresh strawberry and sweet filling, most commonly anko (it can be red bean paste or white bean paste). The mochi (outer layer) is soft, the filling is sweet, plus the sour sweet flavor of the strawberry...the taste is just heavenly!
To me, Ichigo daifuku signifies the coming of winter. We can find it in Japanese confectionery shops all through winter till the early of spring.
It is definitely one of our favorite Japanese confections!