Top 41 Japanese Desserts To Try (Traditional Recipes)

Do you like the Japanese cuisine? Well today we bring to you some of the best Japanese desserts to include in hyour meals.

Japanese Dessert

You will have them come in different styles. It ranges from sushi, to cookies, ice cream and there are traditional styles of desserts. If you love to cook then I know that you will find a choice of dessert you may like to use.

  1. Ikinari Dango
  2. Sanshoku dango
  3. Nerikiri rose candy
  4. Purin
  5. Japanese cotton cheesecake
  6. Japanese souffle pancakes
  7. Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes
  8. Japanese black sesame
  9. Mochi ice cream 
  10. Coffee jelly
  11. Mizu Manju
  12. Eggless Japanese sesame cookies
  13. Matcha melon pan
  14. Japanese dorayaki
  15. Goma dango
  16. Japanese milk pudding
  17. Japanese honey toast
  18. Misso peanut butter cookeis
  19. Kashiwa mochi
  20. Spiced kabocha squash
  21. Matcha tiramisu
  22. Baked mochi donut
  23. Daifuko mochi
  24. Kabocha squash pie
  25. Neri yokan
  26. Banana sushi
  27. Candy bar Krispies treat
  28. Akafuku
  29. Matcha mille crepe 
  30. Mushi pan
  31. Hishi Mochi
  32. Mitsumame japan
  33. Candied sweet potato
  34. Black sesame cookies
  35. Mitarashi dango
  36. Matcha nama chocolate
  37. Miso butter cookies
  38. Taiyaki
  39. Mochi ice cream
  40. Japanese barley tea
  41. Japanese fruit roll cake

1. Ikinari Dango

 

This term just says ‘fast or suddenly’ in Japanese. So then it means you can make the dessert much faster than the other types. It will further mean you have just the perfect sweetness to take alongside your other meals. It should take about 45 minutes to make the perfect desserts. In making it you will achieve the perfect delicisounsess and sweetness. Check the recipe we have here for more ideas on how to make it.

Notiee that this dessert then you will serve warm and its still a chewy choice of steamed confectionery. I like that ait will easily blend with the other styles of meals. 

Sanshoku dango

 

Here then you have the best and yet easiest sweets you cna make in a short time. 

Best three colored choice of Dango recipe that makes it the best other sweet you can use. Notice that this is one of the most popular choice of a meal when you’re from girls’ day festivals. You can be sure it will have slightly different flavors. It should take you about 15 minutes to prepare the meals you know. Notice that when the dough is cooked then it will have the Dango being intensified.

It’s in fact an easy-to-make choices of dessert meal that you can use to make the perfect dessert of choice. So check out the recipe we have here.

3. Nerikiri rose candy

 

Here you have the Japanese wagashi style of dessert that we usually serve at specific times. Notice that they have the rose style and you can also make it in other different shapes. However, you will mostly have it during the spring times of the year.

Also, to make it then we use bean paste but with glutinous rice flour. You will mostly have people serving it during the tea ceremony. Also, understand that you can use it as a great sweet snack. The great thing though is that you can go to consume it at any time. Consider checking the recipe.

4. Purin

 

This is another one of the best choices of Japanese cream caramel. Notice then that it’s going to take you about 50 minutes to make the meal. So then you will have the silky, creamy but it’s also rich in flavors. So if you love cream caramel then you can have it using this kind of meal.

It’s the perfect choice since it remains the silky choice that is creamy and evne rich in flavors. If you are having an event you can make this with yrou friends to enjoy it alongside other optiosn. Check the recipe we have here for the best choice of meal.

5. Japanese cotton cheesecake

 

Notice that the cheesecake will still remain jiggly while it’s still warm. Again you will like it for the perfect shape it has. Here you have the pillowy, soft, texture and it still maintains the light as air texture.

Whenever you are talking about Japanese cakes, this one has to come to mind you know. The good thing to know though is that its going to be easy to make this choice of cheesecake. Check the recipe we have here.

6. Japanese souffle pancakes

 

This is one of the most common pancakes that you will notice people enjoying at different times. Notice though that we also have the fluffy and light choice of meal. Here again, you have another choice of meal that is also popular on-trend and maybe this is because its one of the easiest choices you can make.

Don’t worry while you may not get it right you will need to practice a few times to get it serving you best. Check the recipe we have.

7. Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes

 

Hereyou have the perfect choice of cupcake you can ever make. Of course, it will remain a soft and fluffy choice of optiosn to use. But, you can be sure to have it being light and airy for you to easily enjoy it as a meal.

If you like sweets then you wil have the sweets we have here. You should be sure that you then will have about an hour to make the meal we have here. It will then serve you best when you have different choices of meal. Check the recipe though on how to go about making this sweets.

8. Japanese black sesame

 

Would you like to try a moist delicious cake? It features the use of sesame paste. It further has the unique fluffy, rich and delicious options of the meal. Notice though that it has a delicious crunch too.

The sesame then has the delicious notes of the sesame to make it even better flavored. It will then surprise you that it will take such a short time to have it delicious.

Check the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it delicisou. 

9. Mochi ice cream

 

This is a great choice for anyone who likes ice cream. Notice though that you will have the ones they make using the stove to make sure it mantains the  perfect flavors. For the center then you will need to make the dairy on non dairy fillings or the dairy filligs too.

You will be amazed that it’s quite easy to make this recipe as it’s going to be a delicious choice you can use.

Check the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it.

10. Coffee jelly

 

Nothing beats the deliciousness especially when you just serve it in a glass. It’s one fo the best choice of desserts to make in a very short time. Notice though that you can also serve it with the sweetened condensed milk and with this then it will look like the espresso choice shots.

Also, its a perfect choice where you will have the ones they make in Taiwan but also in Japan.

When you use it then you will notice that they make it look like it’s just your regular espresso. Notice though that you can use the sweet and rich choice of meal. You will always like it for being too flavored.

When you are ready to make it check the recipe we have here for ideas on making it.

11. Mizu manju

 

Here you have another one of the best choices that you will actually have to make during the summer days.

It has a translucent and jelly-like appearance to make it the usually perfect choice of meal in no time. The meal we have here is then stuffed with the bean pastes.

The one we are therefore making here today has the Sakura in it which then means it’s not one of the regular styles.

Notice therefore that it will have the perfection of the variation. Check the recipe we have here for ideas on how to go about it.

12. Eggless Japanese sesame cookies

 

Sometimes for dessert, the only thing you need is to use the crunchy delicious meal that you will enjoy for its nuttiness too.

Here is another one of the addictive sesame cookies for you to add on to your list of the main meal.

Notice then that it has the white sesame seeds that give it rich flavors too.

So here you have the vegan choice of meals to use and what makes it even the most preferred is that you have it being the best since you will only use a few ingredients.

Check the recipe here for more ideas on how to make it.

13. Matcha melon pan

 

This is a Japanese style of sweet bread that you can also use as a delicisou dessert of yrou choice. Notice that you have the light and fluffy choice of pan bread and deliciousness. Notice that you will have the Taiwanese style of bakery goods.

But then you will make the perfect choice of dessert you will need to eat as though you are in the sweet bread to use. You will notice then that they look like they have the dimp;y cookies.

Check this recipe to understand how to make the meal as you would like it to be.

14. Japanese dorayaki

 

Here is another one of the best vegetarian choices of meals. It will work to cook it for at least 50 minutes and of course, it has the golden honey-flavored choice of the meal for you to use.

Usually here though you will have the meal held together with the sweet red bean paste. I like that you can make the sweet snack just at home to allow it to be a great choice of a meal.

Here you even have a video recipe to follow through in the making of the recipe so take your time to do it.

15. Goma dango

 

You can’t really finish the list of desserts when you don’t have this kind of meal. So here are another one of the traditional sweet treats of the Japan. Usually, they will have the sweet Anko bean paste to use in the filling of the meal.

Notice that it will have the crispy filling on the exterior which is a result of the deep frying method. While it may look as though it’s a simple style of meal then you should remember it has some complex process. Check the recipe we have here for the best way to make it.

16. Japanese milk pudding

 

Do you have seven minutes? Then you have enough time to go out and cook this meal. You are going to need about 4 ingredients to make this milk pudding. Noticea though that you are going to have the pudding tasting like the ice cream.

Here then you will need to know that you will have the silky texture and yet it’s the most delicious.

I like that its accessible in most of the different convenience stores. Check the recipe we have here then to do it.

17. Japanese honey toast

 

Here you have a fresh caramelized bread style of meal. I like the creativity that comes with making the honey toast. Most people like it for its creaminess, fresh and slightly tart-like taste and it has the perfect berries that remain delicious.

Suppose you want it to then work you shodul drizzle the mela with the sweet honey. You will like the Taiwanese style of the desert, and of course, this is one of the lovely choices you can use.

If you like, then you can make the meal, especially when you have those fancy events.

Check the recipe then to make the recipe we have here for ideas.

18. Misso peanut butter cookeis

 

Here is yet another vegetarian dish you can use. The moment you first see these choices, you will want to try them and then make them. Notice, though, that you will need to use the rich and saltiness of the cookies, making them perfectly healthy and delicious.

It’s one of the perfect choices you can use, and yet it’s helpful too.

If you at least have 30 minutes then you have enough time to make this great options. Try the recipe we have here for ideas on how to work with it.

19. Kashiwa Mochi

 

Here you also have the sweet style of Japanese rice cakes. Also, you have a red bean paste and you will then cover it in the oak leaf. Here then you can be sure you will use it for the children’s day.

Notice then that you will have the perfect super fun and still satisfying meal you can use.

Here you then have the Asian market choice of meals. Notice then that you will be surprised at how easy it is to make a red bean mochi. Check this recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it work.

20. Spiced kabocha squash

 

The best part, then, is that you have another one of the best squash you can use to blend in with the classic crumble topping. Also, remember just to brush it with the beaten eggs.

Then, if you want, you can sprinkle it with coarse sugar before starting the cooking process. Also, consider checking the recipe we have here for the perfect ideas on how to make it.

21. Matcha tiramisu

 

This is another one of the famous choices of dessert you can use. When you use it, you will realize that you will have the perfect ending for the meal. When you’re making this, remember you should have about 2 hours to chill.

Also, you can decide to cook it overnight to make it serve you perfectly. I like the green color as it’s the same thing that gives it the uniqueness of the meal.

It remains one of the best choices that also have the Japanese twist of the meal.

Check out the recipe choice we have here for ideas on which one to use.

22. Baked mochi donuts

 

Here is another one of the most common desserts you could use to make the favorutie meal if you wouyld like to. Notice though that this is sweet delicisou and yet so good to eat. If you enjoy donuts a lot more, you will most likely also enjoy this mochi donut.

I know most of us like it a lot because it’s even easier to shape it and also make it as you would like to. Some people even enjoy it for coming in different colors. 

You will always enjoy theire acute little texture and delicisou goodness. Check the recipe that we have here for the best ideas on how to make it. 

23. Daifuko mochi 

 

It will take about 10 minutes to make this dessert now, and I know you have ten minutes to make it. I know so many people want to make it, but they don’t know how to do it.

So forget the stories that you can’t make it because you can make it anytime you need. Just know that when you roll it right then, you will have to make it perfect, daifuku mochi. Here then, you have one of the easiest methods to make the perfect dessert as you would expect.

Check the recipe we have here for the best meals. 

24. Kabocha squash pie

 

This is another one of the best meals to make for your vegetarian family. Do you like pumpkin pie? This is one of the best you can also enjoy, you know. The difference, in this case, is that it’s denser, sweeter than the regular pumpkin pie.

Also,  this is one of the easiest to make choices of pies. Well, when you don’t have other methods to make the pumpkin, you can use them to make this dessert. If not for anything, you will like the softness and the tenderness of the pie.

Check the recipe to make this delicious meal. 

25. Neri yokan

 

Here is then another dessert meal to make. Again, they will be thick and fudgy, and here you have easy to make Asian treat. Also, you will like the red bean paste meal.

Additionally, they have the chestnut to make it the perfect choice of meal. So, of course, this will make the perfect choice where you have to make the perfect meal in no time. Check the recipe to see how to make it. 

26. Banana sushi

 

Here is another one of the best sushi meals to eat. It’s, in fact, a kid-friendly choice of dessert. It will take about 10 minutes, so you will need to slice your banana and set them into the sushi pieces.

This is one of the easiest desserts you can make and do so easily. You can also top it with berries and any other meal of your choice. Try this recipe and have it in just 10 minutes. 

27. Candy bar Krispies treat

 

You can make this treats even easier and notice that you have the best and decadent chocolate layer. Here you, therefore, have the best-layered desserts. I don’t know about you, but I just enjoy the chocolate layer addition at the top.

Have you yet tried the rice Krispies? I know you are going to love it if you did. It’s one of the best and easiest ways to make the perfect dessert, especially when you have people visiting. Check the recipe we have here. 

28. Akafuku

 

Here then, you have the best and yet perfect mochi dessert you can use. Notice then that you will have the sweet red bean paste enclosed in the akafuku—this is one of the best choices of meals you can use.

The shape of the akafuku is made to feature the perfection of the river in japan. They take the shape of the pebbles of the stones on the river. Check out the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it.

29. Matcha Mille crepe 

 

So here, then you have another one of the best choices of a crepe cake, which simply means the thin cakes. Usually, you will have them stuck together too, and of course, you can use them as a dessert. The fact that they are set in layers makes them attractive.

You will have your guests amazed at just how great and creative of a cook you are. Usually, they make them using the whipped cream, and it’s outrightly delicious. Do you want to try this recipe?

30. Mushi pan

 

Here then you have another one of the best-steamed cakes, and it’s a common choice of cake. People enjoy the cottony soft choice of cake they choose to use. You will like then that it’s an easy-to-make cake that you can use during the different festivals.

Usually, they will whip the eggs in it to make sure it attains the cake’s perfect lightness and airy texture. I enjoy this recipe, and you can also make it if you like. 

31. Hishi Mochi

 

When you are looking for a better treat for your major events, it will serve you greatly. It’s a diamond-shaped Japanese treat. It features the use of a glutinous mochi base, and notice then that you will have the three layers of desert you can use.

Notice then that you have the symbolic treat to use during this major festivals. I know most people like to make them for girls’ events when you make yours? Follow this recipe, and you will find it easy to make. 

32. Mitsumame Japan

 

Here is another one of the most famous Japanese treats that you could use during summer. It features a blend of fruits, sweet red bean paste, and ice cream. It’s one of the easiest choices you can use.

I know it’s one of the best choices you can use to make the perfect dessert you can make for your favorite meal. Check the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it. 

33. Candied sweet potatoes

 

I know there are so many ways you can use to make the Japanese candied sweet potatoes. This one we have here though is one of the best recipes you can use. Back home, we love to make the candied sweet potatoes during major events.

So of all the different styles we make at our homes, I found this recipe to be one of the easiest options to use in making it. 

34. Black sesame cookies

 

I have found another style of cookies you can use at any time of your will. So then you will have the perfect buttery, savory-sweet and delicious choice of meals. It will amaze you that they make the perfect cookies you can use along with your favorite buddies.

These are great to use when you have coffee dates or events at home. For anyone, you can use them as a dessert or as just a snack, and it will make the perfect combo. Here then, you have the perfect buttery flavor and especially when you follow this recipe. 

35. Mitarashi Dango

 

Here is another one of the best rice dumplings you can use. It features the perfect chewy choice of dumplings that they further use the sweet soy sauce to glaze and have to be as amazing. If you’re a vegetarian, you will like this choice too as it caters to your needs.

I like to make it too when we’re having friends coming over. It will then surprise you that you can make it easily at home. Check the recipe we have here for ideas on how to make it. 

36. Matcha Nama chocolate

 

If you like matcha just as much as I do, then you can blend in the flavors to your nama chocolate too. I like this particular choice, though, because you will have it even melt in your mouth. It’s the best since it’s creamy, delicious, and not excessively sweet, you know.

You won’t even experience the sweet-bitter taste you know. This is one of the best for those who enjoy the green teas too.

It will make you have the fun of the different choices of meals. Check the recipe here on how to make it. 

37. Miso butter cookies

 

Do you like to snack on cookies? Here is one of the best recipes you can make some of your best favorites for major events especially.

Here then, you have a perfect choice you can use perfectly during the afternoon treat, and the best part is that it takes a much shorter time even to make it, you know.

And you will only need about 7 ingredients from your pantry selection. So try this recipe for the perfect melt in your mouth choice. 

38. Taiyaki

 

When you land in Japan, make sure the first thing you try is this taiyaki. You will like it the most just because it’s easy to make, but it’s also delicious.

The secret then is to have the taiyaki pan as it will deliver the perfect crunch and look. This one will work as a great snack or dessert. The recipe is great to use in making the taiyaki. 

39. Mochi ice cream

 

We all love ice cream, and of course, if you like, you can try the Japanese-style one. Here is one of the best choices to try here; then you have the ice cream in the center, and the rice cake then covers the ice cream.

So you will have the mochi being just nicely sweet to make the dessert perfect. I love the pinkish color that makes you just want to take it and eat it at any time. For more ideas on how to make it, then check the recipe we have here then. 

40. Japanese barley tea

 

Also, if you are looking for the best drink from the Japanese community then try this one. This drink is just perfect, and it will deliver different flavors and richness. It makes the perfect dessert drink, especially after you had such a great meal.

The greatest thing, though, is that you will like the different drinks during summer, but if you don’t know how to make them, you can follow this recipe we have here. 

41. Japanese fruit roll cake

 

Here is yet another one of the most common desserts. Also, you are having one of the best patisseries, and of course, you can use it to make a complete meal in no time. Here you are going to make one of the best choices of meals in about 30 minutes.

I know mostly you may want to compare it to swiss rolls. This is one of the best choices cake you can make in your free time. Try this recipe when you don’t know of any other method to make it. 

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