Raindrop Cake

These lightly sweet jiggly desserts topped with brown sugar syrup and soybean powder define food as art.


  • 4 salted cherry blossoms
  • 1/2 tablespoon agar
  • 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 cup mineral water
  • Brown sugar syrup
  • Soy bean powder


  1. Place salted cherry blossoms in a mold.
  2. In a small bowl, add sugar and agar and mix well.
  3. In a small sauce pot over low heat, add water followed by sugar and agar mixture. Stir to combine and increase heat to medium. Bring to a boil, continuing to stir for a couple minutes. Remove from heat and place pot in a bowl of ice to cool mixture down.
  4. Pour into the molds, and place in refrigerator until hardened.
  5. Top with brown sugar syrup and soybean powder to serve.