12/7/2013 17:02:18

日本のクリスマスケーキ ( にほん の くりすます けーき / Japanese Christmas Cakes ) are hugely popular in Japan this time of year.

A Japanese Christmas Cake

They are typically a light sponge cake with strawberries and whipped cream, decorated beautifully as is typical with all Japanese food.

A slice of Christmas Cake

In recent years, there are many other variations as well, such as チョコレートケーキ ( ちょこれーと けーき / Chocolate Cake) versions:

A Chocolate Christmas Cake

If you're curious about making a 日本のクリスマスケーキ, there is a video recipe here that details all the steps needed to make a beautiful cake.

Images sourced from various places among the interwebs.