strawberry shortcake

Can you really drink Sushiro Japan’s limited-time-only drinkable cake? We find out

Unclear instructions lead to anxiety and confusion on our reporter’s part.

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Can our writers pick out the pricier strawberry shortcake against one over four times cheaper?

It’s the reason for the season.

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Kyoto’s newest Shinkansen souvenir: Canned cakes filled with matcha and cherry blossoms

A beautiful way to cap off a trip to the ancient Japanese capital.  

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Beautiful cans of cake become a viral hit in Japan

We lift the lid on a rare beauty that everyone wants to try right now. 

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We try the new Christmas Frappuccino from Starbucks Japan

It looks like a Japanese Christmas cake, but does it really taste like one as well?

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Starbucks Japan unveils new Merry Strawberry Cake Frappuccino for Christmas 2019

Designed to look and taste like a Japanese Christmas cake.

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Strawberry shortcake treat from Cold Stone Creamery becomes a convenience store drink

If you love Cold Stone Creamery‘s sweet creations, you’ll love that you can now grab one as a drink at convenience stores in Japan! 

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We try the latest crazy chip flavour from Japan: Strawberry shortcake 【Taste test】

Japan now has a new crazy potato chip flavour, and it tastes just like a Japanese Christmas cake!

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Discovering the Best Strawberry Shortcake in Japan

Japanese strawberry shortcake is different from the kind usually eaten in the United States in that it’s more like an angel food cake with whipped cream icing and sliced strawberries. Amongst Japanese people, strawberry shortcakes are considered a classic dessert. In Sugamo, Tokyo, is a bakery where it is said that the finest shortcakes in Japan are produced. The French Pound House Bakery is found in a quiet residential district, only a five minute walk from JR Sugamo train station.

Because they have received a lot of media exposure, their strawberry shortcake is still their top selling item. Even though they try to keep up with demand, they often run completely out of sponge cake.

For such a good reputation, I felt that it was necessary to find out for myself.

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