It’s time for some of Japan’s best Halloween cute desserts and sweets because Halloween is upon us, lovelies! That means super kawaii costumes, adorable limited-edition character outfits and of course–Halloween food!
In Japan, café chains, hotels, restaurants, bakeries and even convenience stores release special spooky Halloween-themed items!
These bewitching delicious goodies are limited-edition to Halloween, so they are often only available from mid-September to the beginning of November. To join in Japan’s Halloween festivities, here is YumeTwins’ ultimate guide to making your own delicious Halloween-themed cute desserts and sweets!
As you prepare yourself for tasty fall food, Halloween is the perfect holiday to indulge in all of the tasty sweets! Shops and stores in Japan like Krispy Kreme, Starbucks Japan, Mister Donut, and Ikea all have a limited time selection of Halloween-themed food.
You will see specialty donuts crafted after all things that go bump in the night. Donuts like spooky jack-o-lanterns, all seeing eyeballs and mummified (black and white chocolate) black cats, fill the glass cabinets awaiting the frightful season!
Here at YumeTwins’ we love the tricks and treats of Halloween! So, we’re compiling our favorite desserts and sweets that get us in the kawaii, spooky mood. Think mont blanc, pancakes, and spiced pumpkin. And the best part? We’re going to share with you how we’re making them!
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Halloween sweet treats come in all shapes and sizes! And we’re excited to show you what we would make for a perfectly bewitching Halloween afternoon tea. Please sit back and enjoy our guide to making Japan’s Halloween cute dessert sweets!
Autumn in Japan means indulging in tasty seasonal flavors like chestnut, pumpkin and sweet potato. Even though the Mont Blanc dessert may have originated from France, these sweet cakes are beloved in Japan.
Typically the noodles of sweetened sweet potato puree is piped onto a tower of meringue, over a sponge base and in the center you’ll find a fluffy whipped cream filling.
Trust us when we say, these sweet treats are worth mastering! You’ll WOW your friends at your next Halloween event with the Sweet Potato Mont Blanc! Use Japan’s Halloween cute dessert sweets as a challenge for bringing up your dessert game.
To Make the Sweet Potato Cream
100g – Japanese Sweet Potatoes
10g – Unsalted Butter
40g – Sugar
½ tsp – Vanilla Extract
2 tbsp – Milk
Pastry bag with mont blanc nozzle
4 slices – Swirl Roll
1 tbsp – Syrup
70 ml – Heavy Cream
1 tsp – Sugar
4 – Ramekin Dishes
Japanese fluffy pancakes are a major player in Japan’s Halloween cute dessert sweets world! These types of pancakes use a special soufflé technique. This technique uses whipped egg whites and a sugar mix to give it extra fluffiness! To make these dessert sweets, we recommend using an extra kawaii cat silicone mold for an extra special magical Halloween snack!
You will definitely find love at first bite, with these Halloween pancakes!
To Make the Batter
1 1/2 cups – All purpose flour
3 tbsp – Sugar
3 tbsp – Baking Powder
1/2 tsp – Salt
1 ¼ cup – Milk
4 tbsp – Unsalted Butter
1/2 tsp – Vanilla Extract
1 – Egg Yolk
3 – Egg Whites
1\4 tsp – Cream of Tartar
To Cook the Pancakes:
Fall isn’t fall without pumpkin flavored desserts. Even in Japan pumpkin is revered as the cooler month’s star food! So here is the autumnal take on the popular snack available in grocery stores and konbinis (convenience stores) – pudding (purin).
1 can – Pumpkin Puree
1 packet – Gelatin (8g)
260ml – Cold Milk
50g – Sugar
2 – Eggs, Whisked
1 tsp – Vanilla Extract
Maple syrup to taste
4 – Ramekin Dishes
When it comes to Halloween in Japan, one the best festive things to come out of it is the devilishly cute desserts! So, when you next plan your Halloween party, make sure to include these tasty treats!
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