FOOD NEWS: Ramen cake

November 19, 2013

Our minds were taken for a whirl with the invention of the Ramen Burger but this is a whole new level of “wow.” It hasn’t hit the States quite yet, but it’s making a splash in Japan. I present to you the Ramen Cake:

Ramen Cake. Photo from

At first glance, this dish looks like your typical bowl of Ramen. What you are actually looking at is a cake made inside Ramen bowl and designed to look like a bowl of noodles, complete with tempura, kamaboko (fish cake) and green onions. Upon closer inspection, customers will see that the whole concoction is actually a dessert cake:

Ramen Cake, half-way eaten. Photo from

The “broth” is actually made of jelly and the cake itself is made from pudding, cream and other dessert favorites. Although the cake hasn’t hit mainstream Japanese bakeries, the number of stores making them has grown significantly over the past year. You can see more photos and get the full scoop over at

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