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Here’s a Manjyu bun including bean paste with cherry leave’s aroma as well as a salted cherry flower on its top.

Sakura-shaped Dry Candy

Sometimes traditional Japanese sweets consult Japanese classical literature for inspiration. For example, this candy is based on a hiku poem by Matsuo Basho, one of the most influential hiku masters.

Cherry blossom-shaped Monaka, a wafer cake filled with bean jam. Cherry leaf aroma is added, too.

Sakura Hamburger

Even McDonald’s gives you a seasonal limited edition hamburger in spring. It consists of pork pate with Teriyaki sauce, fried egg, fresh lettuce, pinkish buns with cherry blossom scent and pinkish special mayonnaise.

Sakura-shaped confection

Sakura Chiffon Cake

Made from powdered rice and thinly sliced salted sakura leaves.

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