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Otaru Baumkuchen: Tree cakes with a Japanese flavor

  • Niken Prathivi

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, February 17 2013 | 03:00 pm
Otaru Baumkuchen: Tree cakes with a Japanese flavor

PREMIUM Matcha twist.Craving a sweet treat? Try baumkuchen, a delight to pamper your taste buds.

Although having originated in Germany baumkuchen, a kind of layered cake, is currently one of the most popular pastries in Japan. It was brought to Japan in 1919.

Baumkuchen, dubbed “the king of cakes”, has unique golden lines which resemble growth rings on a crosscut tree. Its ingredients ar...