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Japanese Desserts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Japanese Desserts. Get inspired and try out new things.
21 Most Popular Japanese Desserts

Soufflé cheesecake, matcha cookies, Castella honey sponge cake, mochi, and more! Find our most popular Japanese desserts of all time.

Easy Hanami Dango Recipe

This Easy Dango Recipe is slightly sweet, chewy, and colorful. This Japanese dessert is just the thing to usher in spring.

This Easy Hanami Dango Recipe is sweet, chewy, and colorful. This Japanese dessert is just the thing to usher in spring. #dango #hanamidango #japanesedango #japanesehanamidango

This Easy Dango Recipe is slightly sweet, chewy, and colorful. This Japanese dessert is just the thing to usher in spring.

Japanese Desserts You Must Try in Japan - Travelling Foodie

Traditional Japanese Desserts - A guide to popular and authentic Japanese sweet treats and wagashi you must try in Japan.

Melon Pan (Japanese Sweet Bread)

188 · Learn how to make freshly baked Melon Pan in your own kitchen! This classic Japanese sweet bread called kashi pan is covered in a thin and crisp biscuit (cookie) crust with a signature gridline pattern on top. I'll show you how to knead this delightful treat either by hand or with a stand mixer.


  • 2 Egg, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cups Bread flour
  • 30 1/4 tbsp Cake flour
  • 1 tsp Diamond crystal kosher salt
  • 13 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp Instant yeast
  • 6 1/2 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 3 tbsp Whole milk
  • 3 1/3 tbsp 3 tbsp water
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1 · 40 minutes · Pop the balloon and enjoy this purely beautiful raindrop cake filled with cherry blossoms and strawberries. You can easily make this vegan low-calorie traditional Japanese dessert at home with agar agar powder or gelatin powder. Pairing with brown sugar syrup and roasted soybean powder, this jiggly ball is going to melt in your mouth like a refreshing and sweet raindrop.


  • 8 Pineapple chucks, small
  • 6 Edible cherry, dried blossoms
  • 3 tbsp Soybean, roasted
  • 2 Strawberries, small
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Agar agar, powder
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 4 1/4 cup Water
Japanese strawberry shortcake recipe

This Japanese strawberry shortcake recipe shares with you the easiest method to make a soft, light and fluffy strawberry shortcake like in Japanese bakeries

Dorayaki (Japanese Red Bean Pancake) (Video) どら焼き

181 · 30 minutes · A classic Japanese confection, Dorayaki is a honey pancake sandwich filled with a sweet red bean paste. It's wildly popular amongst children and adults alike in Japan.


  • 1 1/8 lb Sweet red bean paste
  • 4 Eggs, large
  • 2 tbsp Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/3 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Neutral-flavored oil
  • 1 tbsp Water
Mitarashi Dango みたらし団子

133 · 45 minutes · Mitarashi Dango are traditional Japanese rice dumplings smothered in an irresistibly sweet soy glaze. The dumplings are skewered on a bamboo stick and enjoyed all-year round. Make this street snack right in your own kitchen!


  • 2 tbsp Mirin
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tbsp Potato starch or cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup Shiratamako
  • 4 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 cup Water
  • 7 oz Dangoko (japanese rice dumpling flour) ((団子粉; can be found at japanese grocery stores))
  • ⅔ cup joshinko (Japanese rice flour)