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Dessert rice ball cakes return with online order and new sakura flavor

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By grape Japan

Omusubi Cake are a sweet spin on Japanese onigiri, or rice balls. The cake version of the traditional Japanese snack replaces the usual seaweed wrapping of rice balls with a black cocoa crepe, the rice portion with flavored sponge cake, and the filling with a flavored cream.

While originally only available via limited popup stores, Omusubi Cakes have become incredibly popular (with over 160,000 sold) so Osaka-based patisserie TSUKIICHI, where the cakes originated, are making the dessert rice balls available for online order within Japan via website Cake.jp.

The lineup of flavors is highlighted by a new sakura flavor filled with matcha sponge cake, sakura cream, and red bean paste and pie.

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Cookie and cream, mont blanc, tiramisu, earl gray, cheesecake, grapefruit, green tea, chocolat and strawberry flavors are also available.

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Omusubi Cakes can be ordered online in Japan in packs as small as six and as large as 30.

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REALLY DELICIOUS, I was treated by the sales lady very nicely at the Kansai store, she let me tried and I brought my special flavour. Yummy. All should try.

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Do they come in 'Rock'n'Roll' flavors? I just happen to be listening to 'Rock’n’Roll Cake' by Shonen Knife this very minute! 'Yummy yummy yummy'.

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