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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.

Japanese Cotton Cheesecake Recipe | Two Plaid Aprons

36 · 35 minutes · This jiggly Japanese cheesecake is also known as Japanese cotton cheesecake. It's the fluffier, lighter alternative to classic cheesecake that tastes mildly sweet, slightly tangy, but still rich and creamy. Follow our recipe with step by step photo reference, tips, and extensive troubleshoot help to make this cheesecake perfect! Also, check out our ube basque cheesecake for a super easy and creamy cheesecake recipe.


  • 1 Berries
  • 1 tbsp Lemon, zest
  • 6 Eggs, large
  • 1/3 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 Apricot jam
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 cup Cake flour
  • 1/3 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 Powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 Whipped cream, Sweetened
  • 4 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 8 oz Cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup Heavy cream
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.

Japanese Strawberry Cake

Learn the secrets to making the real-deal Japanese bakery-style strawberry cake - it’s super light and fluffy, with a light cream frosting that’s not too sweet. You’ll feel like you’re biting into a cloud as you enjoy the freshness of the ingredients.

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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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.

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
Try this Japanese Cheesecake or Cotton Cheesecake recipe for a super fluffy, light-as-air cheesecake you will ever make. | www.foxyfolksy.com #cake #cheesecake #dessert #sweets #asianrecipe #japaneserecipe

26 · 60 minutes · Try this Japanese Cheesecake or cotton cheesecake recipe for a super fluffy, light-as-air and heavenly cheesecake you will ever make.


  • 5 Eggs (- white and yolks, large
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup All-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 10 oz Cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup Milk