Over at Yummy Bazaar, we love our afternoon coffee. It’s a perfect pick-me-up for those sluggish hours in the middle of the day when our minds start to contemplate naps and their benefits heavily. But, there is one partner that coffee requires the most, and that’s some stunning pastries to balance out the darker aroma of our favorite robust drink.
So, we’re constantly looking for the most intriguing, flavorful, and decadent sweet treats from all around the world to complement both our and your daily cup of coffee. And it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the search for the most imaginative tastes took us straight to Japan and lead us to all of the stunning Japanese pastries!
Do you enjoy discovering new flavors? Finding pairings you never even thought were possible and letting your mind be blown by the endless fascinations of the culinary world? Cause we most definitely do! So when we found these authentic Japanese pastries, we had to share them! From sweet, soft, and moreish Hokkaido milk bread to the most unbelievable Japanese castella cakes, there are almost too many exciting discoveries we have to let you in on! What’s a castella cake, you ask? Well, it’s a traditional Japanese variation of a pound cake that originated in the Nagasaki region and has become one of the most renowned treats since. Whether you decide to go for our matcha green tea castella cake or the decadent Zarame sugar-crusted castella cake, you’re guaranteed to be hooked after the first bite!
Want even more classic Japanese tastes? How about some Baumkuchen? These glorious pastries are made by stacking thin layers of spongecake together, rolling them into a log, and slicing them into delicious circles of airy, fluffy goodness. And we’ve got more than enough flavors for you to try! From classic Japanese Baumkuchen by Marukin to the tangiest lemon Baumkuchen and the most well-balanced sweet and savory cheese Baumkuchen, we’ve got something for every taste!
How about some reinvented familiar tastes? Our Japanese mini muffins are easily some of the most flavorful variations of this classic treat that you have ever tried - soft, cakey, with just enough sweetness and mouthwatering golden-brown top - it’s taking all of our willpower not to eat them all right now! Or maybe you want something even lighter and fluffier to pair with your coffee? We’ve got a couple of fun takes on Japanese sponge cake! Whether you go for the Japanese omelet-shaped banana cakes by Bourbon or the incredible Japanese mocha sponge roll cake, you’re guaranteed to go back for seconds!
So, whatever it is your afternoon pick-me-up might require, you’re bound to find it in our carefully curated selection of the most stunning Japanese pastries. Peruse our colorful digital shelves and pick your favorites without hesitation!