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Japanese Strawberry Shortcake

I had a wonderful strawberry cake while I was in Japan 13 years ago. It was so light and not too sweet. I've looked for recipes in the past, but I have finally figured out that I think it was a Japanese Strawberry Shortcake, or Christmas Cake. It is not like American shortcake, so it's worth a try if you are a fan of strawberry shortcake.


Moist, Authentic, Quality Homemade Castella Cake

CASTELLA aka KASUTERA ~~~ this sponge cake is a specialty of nagasaki, japan with influence in ingredient and name from portuguese sailors of past (name from pao de castela, sold in long boxes, approximately 27cm long, closest relative is pao-de-lo) recipe gateway: this post's link AND AND [Japan, Nagasaki] [cookpad]

from Just One Cookbook


Japanese Castella Cake, or Kasutera is a popular Japanese honey spongecake which was originally introduced by the Portuguese merchants to Nagasaki area in the 16th century. @JustOneCookbook (Nami)

from Eugenie Kitchen

Green Tea Castella (Kasutera) Marble or Zebra Japanese Sponge Cake

Kasutera Zebra Cake Today am gonna make Japanese sponge cake, Kasutera with a little bit of twist. It’s Japanese invention in Nagasaki. But the name came from Portuguese. It means bread of Castilla, which is central region of Spain. This simple sponge cake has complicated history of name. Marble or Zebra Green Tea Kasutera (Castella) The flavour … … Continue reading →