There are many deserts which look Western sweets but originate from Japan. Japanese-Western deserts have Western taste many foreigners will love. So in this article, I will introduce 7 representative Japanese-Western deserts.
It is similar to American chocolate cake, But, unlike it, gateau chocolate is made of meringue and is softer.
a Japanese strawberry shortcake is different from American one. It is a layered sponge cake with a strawberry and whipped cream filling, and whipped cream frosting while American one is sweet biscuits topped with strawberries and whipped cream.
The Mille Crepes cake is many layers of paper-thin crepes with a whipped pastry cream or fruit in between every layer. A crepe comes from France, but Mille Crepes were invented in Japan.
Pudding a la mode
It is a desert including pudding, whipped pastry cream, ice cream and some fruit on one plate. A Japanese chef invented it accommodating a request from his American wife.
People around the world enjoy it`s taste, but Haagen-Dazs in Japanese branch was first person creating this Crispy Sand in 2001.
Fresh Cream Chocolate
It is made of a mixture of chocolate, fresh cream, and liqueur. It’s a different texture from normal chocolate, and is softer and melts in your mouth.
Japanese invented it based on a cake from Portugal in the 16th century. It is one of the most popular Japanese sponge cakes made of sugar, flour, eggs, and corn syrup.