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Japanese Desserts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Japanese Desserts. Get inspired and try out new things.
Top 25 Best Japanese Desserts

2 · The best Japanese desserts to try making at home! From matcha to mochi, here are all the most popular Japanese dessert recipes in one place.


  • 1 Candied sweet potatoes
  • 1 Matcha red bean mochi
  • 1 Sesame tart with yuzu curd, Black
  • 1 Coffee jelly
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Castella cake, Orange
  • 1 Fluffy japanese souffle pancakes
  • 1 Japanese custard filled cream buns
  • 1 Japanese strawberry cake
  • 1 Japanese strawberry swiss roll
  • 1 Jiggly japanese cheesecake
  • 1 Matcha cream cheese pound cake
  • 1 Mochi donuts
  • 1 White chocolate matcha mousse cake
  • 1 Matcha brownies
  • 1 Miso butter cookies
  • 1 White chocolate matcha cookies
  • 1 Hokkaido baked cheese, Tarts
  • 1 Bean popsicles, Creamy Red
  • 1 Matcha green tea ice cream
  • 1 Mochi ice cream
  • 1 Japanese "sweet potato" dessert
  • 1 Matcha tiramisu
  • Easy Dango Recipe
  • Japanese Purin
  • Mizu Yokan
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.

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.

Japanese Cake Roll

39 · 40 minutes · This Japanese cake roll recipe yields a fluffy, airy, and perfectly soft cake that will be the best roll cake you will ever taste! Japanese Swiss roll is not too sweet and is filled with a deliciously light whipped cream.


  • 4 Egg whites, large
  • 4 Egg yolks, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 cup Cake flour
  • 1/4 tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp Whole milk
Purin (Japanese Custard Pudding) プリン

7 · 60 minutes · Purin is a popular Japanese custard enjoyed as a dessert or afternoon snack in Japan. Topped with a deliciously bittersweet caramel sauce, it‘s a Japanese take on crème caramel—also known as flan, custard pudding, or caramel pudding. It‘s easy to make at home with basic ingredients like eggs, milk, and sugar. I‘ll show you my best tips to make a foolproof caramel sauce and a smooth, silky, and creamy custard.


  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 5 tbsp 70 g sugar
  • 70 g Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
  • 1 2/3 cups 400 ml whole milk
  • 100 ml Heavy (whipping) cream
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 49 tbsp Water, hot
Dorayaki (Japanese Red Bean Pancake) (Video) どら焼��き

31 · 30 minutes · A classic Japanese confection, Dorayaki is a honey pancake sandwich filled with a sweet red bean paste called anko. It‘s a wildly popular snack and dessert among 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
  • 140 g Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Neutral oil
  • 1 tbsp Water
Japanese Cotton Cheesecake Recipe | Two Plaid Aprons

42 · 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

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