A Christmas fair will be held from November 13th to December 25th at the Ekinaka commercial facility "GRANSTA" at Tokyo Station. Colorful Christmas cakes have appeared at each store, and sweets with the motif of "Suica Penguin", which was very popular last year (2016), are also available.
This time, check out the 5 items that are particularly noteworthy from the Suica Penguin Sweets! Maybe it's too cute to eat ...?
1, Dalloyau "Seduction de Suica" (7,560 yen, tax included, same below)
A cake with a cute design that makes Suica Penguin look like a berry necklace. Limited to Gransta, limited to 150 units.
A luxurious layer of pink macaron dough, green jocondo dough, vanilla-flavored creme, framboise compote, and butter cream. The pulp of Franboise is also inside.
2, Kafarel "Kafarel with Suica" "Kafarel with Suica Christmas" (2,700 yen each)
Two types of chocolate cakes, the Suica card chocolate cake, which was very popular last year, and the Suica penguin's cute facial expressions. Limited to 100 units each.
In each case, the chocolate sponge dough is layered with raspberry pulp jam and Gianduja brulee. Add more mousse chocolate and top with white chocolate ladybugs (which are said to bring good luck). The Suica card part is made of marzipan.
3, Motomachi Koroan "Tea / Tea DORA ~ Japanese Christmas ~" (2,160 yen)
Two sets of matcha cake, roasted green tea cake, and Japanese-style Christmas cake. It is decorated with Suica Penguin, Meringue Santa, Mini Dorayaki, and the "Gin no Suzu" motif, which is the symbol of Tokyo Station. Limited to 60 sets.
Matcha cake is made by alternately layering matcha cream with chopped chestnuts and red bean paste and sponge. On the other hand, the roasted green tea cake has a sponge and roasted green tea cream containing red bean paste. The fluffy thing that coats the surroundings is the dorayaki crumb.
4, Mameya Manhisa Kanazawa "Mameya's Christmas Cake [Suica's Penguin]" (3,564 yen)
A cake with azuki cream sandwiched in Baumkuchen dough kneaded with kinako. Limited to 30 units. The face of the Suica penguin is expressed with chocolate on the surface.
Hokkaido Toyomasari soybeans are used for the fluffy baum dough. Azuki cream is kneaded with boiled azuki beans. The pedestal of the Suica penguin is a white chocolate-style fondant (sugar coating).
5, Fairycake Fair "1 Cupcake Santa Suica Penguin" (580 yen)
A cute Gransta limited cupcake with a Suica penguin wearing a small Santa hat. A handmade cupcake with a fluffy vanilla scent. Limited to 25 pieces per day.
Suica penguins who are too cute to be charged with energy when eaten. How about preparing such a playful cake for Christmas this year?
The reservation period is from November 6th to December 18th. However, it may vary depending on the shop, so be sure to check directly with the shop!