Kyoto’s newest Shinkansen souvenir: Canned cakes filled with matcha and cherry blossoms

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee

A beautiful way to cap off a trip to the ancient Japanese capital.  

Kyoto is known for its beautifully preserved streets, its ancient shrines and temples, and its geisha and maiko culture, but now one local patisserie wants the city to be known for its cute cakes as well.

Taking presentation to the next level by packaging their sweet offerings in stunning cans, Patisserie Rakkansha has produced seven new varieties, all available from their store at Kyoto Station.

▼ The Rakkan Cakes.

The patisserie says it came up with the idea for the new product when looking

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