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Edible Raindrop Jelly Cake Includes a Cherry Blossom Flower Blooming on Your Plate

Nowadays, it seems like it’s not enough for a restaurant to have a simple piece of pie on their dessert menu. Thanks to creative and innovative pastry chefs, trendy locales are producing sweet treats that go beyond conventional offerings and are downright awe-inspiring—and of course, delicious. La Floraison in Sydney, Australia, is the latest eatery making waves with their visionary dessert. They’ve created a flower jelly cake that looks like a colorful cherry blossom is blooming on your plate.

Similar in form to a raindrop cake, this jiggly dessert features a sakura flower that’s encased within an translucent dome. The rounded shape magnifies its petals and allows you to admire all of its incredible details before you prick it with a specially-design utensil—which coincidentally looks like a cherry blossom.

So, how does La Floraison make this mesmerizing 3D jelly cake? To start, they use agar-agar to produce the jelly-like consistency, and the flowers are created from a mixture of coconut cream and milk. It takes the eatery nine minutes to design the petals—typically in a shade of blue, red, or yellow—and put it on your plate. Once you’ve snapped the requisite Instagram photo, take a bite and experience the mild coconut flavor.

La Floraison in Sydney, Australia has created a 3D jelly cake that’s taking the internet by storm.

Jelly Cake

Photo: Jon Chris

The flower jelly cake is shaped like a translucent dome with a cherry blossom encased within the gelatinous bubble.

Jelly Flower Cake

Photo: @eliseaki

3D Jelly Cake

Photo: @jaycychen

Each bite of the unique dessert tastes like mild coconut.

Jelly Flower Cake

Photo: @ashseeto

La Floraison: Website | Instagram | Facebook
h/t: [Delish, Trend Hunter, Pop Sugar]

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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