Best Halloween Treats in Japan 2022
Best Spooky and Insta-Worthy Halloween Sweets in Japan 2022
Even if Halloween is a fairly new holiday in Japan that it didn’t begin to be celebrated until the early 2000s has quickly become one of the biggest and most celebrated seasonal events in Japan today. And one of the best things of the Halloween season in Japan is the limited-edition Halloween theme food! Specially themed desserts and drinks with seasonal ingredients are really popular, and they are only available this time of the year.
This Autumn in Japan let’s celebrate Halloween with cute and spooky Halloween limited food!
Q-Pot Cafe is have been one of the most trendy spots in Harajuku/Omotesando for the past years and a must-go place for photo-worthy lovers. Q-Pot is a fashion shop that started making candy/cake-shaped jewerly loved specially by a lots of lolita style fans but also a wide variety of people. The cafe was born with the idea of bring their jewelry designs to reality. The idea was an exit, specially when they started collaborating with famous animes like Sailor Moon.
And one of their most popular special menu is the Halloween menu!
Pompompurin Halloween Doughnuts
Floresta is a natural doughnut shop that have become really popular in the last years thanks to their adorable animal-shape doughnuts. Along with their animal doughnuts they also do several collaboration with cute characters, and for Halloween they make a special collaboration with Sanrio characters. For 2020 it was Cinnamoroll, and this 2022 the choseen one have been Pompompurin, one of the most popular Sanrio characters in Japan.
Pompompurin Halloween Doughnuts (520 yen + TAX), flavored with white chocolate and pumpkin or purple sweet potato powder are available with 4 different designs at Floresta stores across Japan and its online store.
Official Website: https://www.nature-doughnuts.jp/
Starbucks Japan’s Halloween limited beverage is one of the most awaited for Halloween food and Starbucks lovers. For Autumn 2022 Starbucks Japan brings to their fans “ALL purple Frappucino”, made with Purple Sweet Potato mixed with vanilla flavour.
Starbucks Japan also releases limited-time Halloween theme merchandise including mug, tumbler and beverage card!
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
The Halloween limited-edition doughnuts from Krispy Kreme are already a yearly tradition in Japan. This year in addition to the normal version of the popular black cat, a new version in a mummy custom will join the lineup. And Pumpkin Jack Caramel, a doughnut inspired by the famous Jack-o’-Lantern, it could not be missing. The “SWEET NIGHT HALLOWEEN” collection is available at Krispy Kreme stores in Japan until 1 November 2020 per piece or in a Halloween edition box (6pc or 12pc).
Official Website: https://krispykreme.jp/
Halloween arrives at the Pokemon Cafes in Tokyo and Osaka with a limited time menu inspired in the ghost-type Pokemon Gengar. The Gengar’s Ghost meal is a cheese fondue-style soup with bread, pie, and vegetables plate set (2,970 yen). It comes with a mini parfait, and in addition you can also order a Gengar Smoothie (990 yen). Make sure to book the seat in advance!
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The popular delicious and spooky Halloween doughnuts from the Japanese shop Mister Donuts (a.k.a MisDo) are back again this season! The line-up includes some of the customers favorites donuts in Halloween themed shapes as Frankenstein, bat, black cat, Jack-o’-Lantern and more!
Official Website: https://www.misterdonut.jp/
Eggs ‘n Things
Eggs ‘n Things, the Hawaiian breakfast cafe famous for their pancakes has been serving limited-edition Halloween pancakes every year. The 2022 “Happy Halloween Pancake” features a special pancake flavored with pumpkin and topped with a bright purple red cream and Halloween-inspired sweets such as marshmallows, cookies, and pretzels. Finally, the must of Eggs ‘n Things pancakes, a generous dollop of whipped cream in the center.
The Halloween Pancake (1,880 yen) is served at Eggs ‘n Things stores across Japan for 2 weeks from mid to late October 2022.
Official Website: https://www.eggsnthingsjapan.com/
GELATO PIQUE CAFE
The Halloween limited edition crepes from GELATO PIQUE CAFE are so cute that you might have a hard time eating them!
The Jack-o’-Lantern have a pumpkin cream with milk chocolate flavour, while the ghost one have a custard cream crepe base, topped with gelato wrapped in mochi (rice cake).
Thanks for reading! Did you like the special Halloween food and desserts in Japan 2022?? Which one is your favorite?
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