The parfait is a dessert that originated in France and has become highly popular in Japan. While the original French parfait was more of a custard, the iconic dessert enjoyed in Japan today is actually based on the American parfait, which is believed to have come into being in the late 1800s. Made with fresh ingredients like fruits glazed in syrup and a variety of traditional Japanese sweets layered with ice cream and freshly whipped cream, the Japanese parfait has evolved into its very own modern Japanese dessert.
If you want to taste the true flavor of matcha ice-cream, you have to come to Japan. This is the best dessert you must try how soft and richest matcha in Japan. Many cafés and restaurants offer matcha ice-cream with other toppings. So, grab a cup or cone of matcha ice-cream now.
Mochi is almost famous as matcha, so of course, the two things have been combined. Do not leave Japan without trying one of these green tea-infused cakes. They can be found everywhere, from cute cafes to packaged on the shelves of stores.
Smooth and delicate triple layered matcha pudding with Japanese red bean paste, this elegant dessert is easier to make than you think. Serve this as an after-dinner dessert for a small crowd.
Ujikintoki is a Japanese shaved ice dessert, made with shaved ice on the bottom, drizzled with green tea syrup and topped with red bean paste. Other common toppings include shiratama dango (mochi), sweetened condensed milk, and green tea ice cream. On a hot and humid summer day, eating shaved ice brings immediate refreshment and cools you down.
Dango are sweet Japanese rice dumplings that come in various flavors, such as red bean paste (anko), green tea, and soy sauce syrup. Their chewy texture and various flavors make them a really special treat. They are a rather casual and everyday kind of traditional Japanese sweet that goes very well with green tea, especially matcha tea. Lets have a more in-depth look at this simple yet very satisfying Japanese dessert.
Dorayaki consist of sweet bean paste sandwiched between two pancake-like patties. It is also known as the favorite snack of Doraemon, a popular anime character. Modern dorayaki variations may be filled with other fillings, such as whipped cream, custard cream and matcha flavored cream.