Perfect for souvenir! 5 popular ‘Japanese sake sweets’ using Japanese sake!

The sake boom also arrived at the sweets world!

You might see recent Japanese sake boom as Japanese food was registered as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage. The export volume of Japanese sake doubled in the past decade as it gained worldwide attention as a sake to suit Japanese food. It has become popular not only in middle-aged people but also in young people these days in Japan. Such a sake boom also arrived at the sweets world! The sweets made with sake that has not become a standard yet, because it has rarity and unexpectedness, should be pleased with Japanese sake liked.

Raw cheese cake made with sake and sake lees

Japanese Sake Sweets   Japanese Sake Sweets

The raw cheesecake made by the 6 sake breweries of Shiga prefecture and the sake cake is a masterpiece selected as Select 9 of “The Ultimate Souvenir Applicable to the World” in 2013.

Harmony between sake cake and cream cheese is very delicate. You can enjoy a rich flavor and aroma as sake cake continues to mature from that baked day. Each cake is included in a small cap with each brewery’s brand name so that you can feel tasting in those breweries. Let’s enjoy delicate differences of flavor and taste by brand name.

https://temiyage.gnavi.co.jp/item/00000092/
665g 3,910 yen
※We can help you if you want to order because it only has Japanese.

Original macaroon combining chocolate sweet sake, kijosyu (貴醸酒)

Japanese Sake Sweets  Japanese Sake Sweets

Macaroon specialty shop “Roppongi Macaroon” that you can order to print original photos and illustrations has many line-up flavors. “Chocolate filling with kijosyue (貴醸酒)” using “Rikusui” of rich, mellow and elegant taste to be charged using sake instead of water, in order to make the best use of the flavor of sake, instead of fresh cream finish with water. It is a perfect souvenir.

https://temiyage.gnavi.co.jp/item/00000763/
6 pieces 3,240 yen
※We can help you if you want to order because it only has Japanese.

New sense jelly that confines the flavor and scent of pure rice wine

Japanese Sake Sweets  Japanese Sake Sweets

“Okashi no Kurata”, which was founded in Yuzawa-shi, Akita prefecture in 1853. This shop sells jelly that used the sake of the six sake breweries in Akita prefecture widely known even in Japan, making use of the flavor of sake based on its own recipe. All of the sake used is pure rice wine and contains less than 3% of alcohol content to make use of the flavor peculiar to sake. It is delicious to eat as it is, transform it into a sherbet if it freezes! Let’s enjoy the distinctive taste and aroma of the fresh sake 6 stocks.

https://temiyage.gnavi.co.jp/item/00000649/
120g×6 1,750 yen
※We can help you if you want to order because it only has Japanese.

Sake cake with faint sweetness and umami

Japanese Sake Sweets  Japanese Sake Sweets

“Kinokuniya Bunzaemon gohyakumangoku(紀伊国屋文左衛門 五百万石)” of Wakayama prefecture, which has won a variety of international sake competitions is used in the cake. It is characterized by aging after baking, becoming tasteful as time goes on. Enjoy the fragrance of Japanese sake and its sweetness which is hidden in fluffy texture.

https://temiyage.gnavi.co.jp/item/00000852/
340g 1,890 yen
※We can help you if you want to order because it only has Japanese.

K&K’s comment

Sake is becoming popular because of the uniqueness and lots of wonderful brands appear and attract a wide range of fans. Especially unique thing is that you can enjoy the maturation unique to sake. It is interesting because the taste differs depending on the timing of eating as the maturation proceeds from the finish. If you’re looking for something special to your friends. Try these sweets out!

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