Cherry Blossom Doughnuts Arrive at Mister Donut

01.March.2019 | FOOD

Mister Donut is releasing six cherry blossom flavoured doughnuts in Japan on March 1.

 

Three of these doughnuts are chewy and made in the image of a cherry blossom petal while the other three are made with Mister Donut’s popular and old fashioned dough recipe released in 2013, sprinkled with pink cherry blossom powder.

 

Cherry Blossom Flower Doughnut – Cherry Blossom Flavoured: ¥129 (Tax Included)

Inspired by the beautiful petals of the cherry blossoms, this doughnut has a distinct chewy texture and is coated with a bright pink cherry blossom glaze.

 

Cherry Blossom Flower Doughnut – Soy Flour Flavoured: ¥129 (Tax Included)

Just as chewy as the above doughnut, this version is sprinkled with soy flour sugar.

 

Cherry Blossom Flower Doughnut – Adzuki Red Bean Paste: ¥140 (Tax Included)

Another chewy choice, this sandwich-like doughnut is filled with adzuki red bean paste and sprinkled with icing sugar.

 

Cherry Blossom Fashioned: ¥129 (Tax Included)

Mister Donut’s old fashioned crunchy doughnut turns cherry blossom flavoured.

 

Cherry Blossom Fashioned Chocolate: ¥140 (Tax Included)

This version of the crunchy old fashioned doughnut comes with a delicious chocolate coating.

 

Cherry Blossom Fashioned Honey: ¥140 (Tax Included)

And this one is glazed with sumptuous honey.

 

Feel the springtime early by getting your fingers on a tasty cherry blossom doughnut at Mister Donut.

RELATED ENTRIES

  • Mister Donuts x Pierre Marcolini Luxury Doughnuts Hit Japan

    12.January.2021 | FOOD

    Mister Donuts has teamed up with Belgian chocolate brand Pierre Marcolini to release the “misdo meets PIERRE MARCOLINI Collection” of doughnuts which hit Japanese branches on Friday (January 8).

    Fondant Chocolate Doughnut – Chocolate | ¥200 (Before Tax)

    Fondant Chocolate Doughnut – Caramel | ¥200 (Before Tax)

    Fondant Chocolate Doughnut – Raspberry | ¥200 (Before Tax)

    Fondant Chocolate Doughnut – Hazelnut | ¥200 (Before Tax)

    Danish Chocolate – Raspberry | ¥230 (Before Tax)

    Danish Chocolate – Hazelnut | ¥230 (Before Tax)

    The doughnuts are part of Mister Donuts “misdo meets” series which first began in 2017 to combine the highest quality ingredients and techniques to in order to bake up the best possible doughnuts. This time, it has joined sticky bakers fingers with the popular Begian chocolate brand Pierre Marcolini to create a new kind of fondant chocolate doughnut and danish. The line-up is made with high quality authentic chocolate and has a bitter kick to it – perfect for those who aren’t into sweeter treats. The heart-shaped danishes are also spot on for the Valentine’s season in Japan.

  • Catch the Chansey Pokémon Doughnut at Mister Donut This Winter

    07.November.2020 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    Mister Donut Japan revealed last month that it is set to team up with Pokémon this winter with a special campaign starting on November 15. Before then however, from November 13, the doughnut chain will be releasing the “Mister Donut Chansey Christmas-chu Collection” of doughnuts and merchandise.

     

    Mister Donut Chansey Christmas-chu Collection

    Pikachu Doughnut (Custard Whip) | ¥240 (Before Tax)

    Mister Donut is releasing four doughnuts this year, one of which is the popular Pikachu doughnut from last year which is coated in chocolate.

    Chansey Doughnut | ¥200 (Before Tax)

    Chansey, which is known as Lucky in Japanese, is bringing you luck this year in the form of a strawberry chocolate-coated doughnut complete with an adorable face, ears, and belly.

    Poké Ball | ¥200 (Before Tax)

    Great Ball | ¥200 (Before Tax)

    The Poké Ball doughnut has also been transformed from the classic Pon de Ring doughnut from last year and turned into an actual ball shape. It’s filled with whipped cream and coated in a strawberry glaze while the Great Ball version is filled with custard whipped cream and is coated in chocolate.

    Pon de Ring Wreath: Pudding Flavour, Strawberry Flavour, Chocolate Flavour | ¥150 (Before Tax)

    For the holiday season, Mister Donut is also bringing back their classic Pon de Ring series in three flavours.

    As well as doughnuts, Pokémon fans can get their hands on a selection on Christmas mugs and bowls too. Perfect for putting under the tree this year.

     

    ©2020 Pokémon. ©1995-2020 Nintendo/Creatures Inc./GAME FREAK inc.
    ポケットモンスター・ポケモン・Pokémonは任天堂・クリーチャーズ・ゲームフリークの登録商標です。

  • Mister Donut Japan Reveals Limited Edition Pon de Chocolate Doughnuts

    03.November.2020 | FOOD

    Mister Donuts Japan is releasing five limited-edition doughnuts as part of their Pon de Chocolate series of doughnuts. Three of those flavours will be available from November 6 and the other two from December 26.

     

    Pon de Chocolate Series

    The Pon de Chocolate series is a collection of chewy doughnuts and includes the Pon de Chocolate, Pon de Double Chocolate, Pon de Crunch Chocolate, Pon de Zaku Chocolate, and Pon de Caramel Chocolate.

    Pon de Chocolate: Takeout ¥140 | Eat In ¥143 (Before Tax)

    A chewy doughnut with a chocolate glaze.

    Pon de Double Chocolate: Takeout ¥151 | Eat In ¥154 (Before Tax)

    A chewy doughnut with a chocolate coating.

    Pon de Zaku Chocolate: Takeout ¥162 | Eat In ¥165 (Before Tax)

    A chewy doughnut with a chocolate coating and topped with crunchy chocolate.

    Pon de Crunch Chocolate: Takeout ¥162 | Eat In ¥165 (Before Tax)

    A chewy doughnut filled with dark chocolate cream filled with rice puffs, cornflakes, and chocolate cookie.

    Pon de Caramel Chocolate: Takeout ¥172 | Eat In ¥176 (Before Tax)

    A chewy doughnut with a chocolate coating and topped with roasted almonds and filled with a caramel sauce.

  • Spooky Halloween Doughnuts Served Up at Mister Donut in Japan

    07.September.2020 | FOOD

    Mister Donut Japan began holding its “Ouchi de MISDO HALLOWEEN” Halloween event on Friday which features five different doughnuts.

    The event has its own story which imagines five cute Halloween creatures who have jumped out of their Jack-o’-lantern home and into Mister Donut to bring smiles to everyone on Halloween. Let’s take a look at each doughnut.

     

    Ouchi de MISDO HALLOWEEN | ¥150 per doughnut (Before Tax)

     

    Scared Ghost


    Coated in white chocolate, topped with shaved coconut, and finished with cute eyes, this ghost scared itself when it looked into the mirror.

     

    Flapping Bat


    Coated in a purple sweet potato glaze and finished with chocolate eyes and bat wings. This is the boss bat with a following of bat minions. It loves children and desserts more than anything.

     

    Black Cat French


    This is a French Cruller doughnut coated in chocolate and topped with eyes and ears. This black cats appears when the witch uses her magic. Its charm point is its nimble feet; it walks like walking on a cloud.

     

    Swirly Pink Mummy


    A chewy fruit stick coated in strawberry chocolate and made to look like a mummy. This character is a smart and cute idol in the mummy world. she has a good fashion sense and people look up to her.

     

    Swirly Chocolate Mummy


    A Pon de Ring doughnut covered in chocolate with chocolate eyes. It has cute chubby cheeks, and admires his older sister, the pink mummy.

  • Purple Sweet Potato Doughnuts Made More Delicious This Autumn at Mister Donut

    04.September.2020 | FOOD

    Mister Donut Japan is bringing back its hugely popular purple sweet potato doughnuts from last year with a brand new, even more delicious recipe. Customers can look forward to munching on them at Mister Donut branches across Japan from September 4, 2020 for a limited time.

    The doughnuts were so popular last September because of how similar they were to eating a real purple sweet potato. This year, the doughnuts are made with not only annouimo sweet potato powder, but powder made from Japan’s popular beni haruka variety of sweet potato too which is known for its high sugar content.

     

    Mister Donut has also added a new doughnut flavour to the sweet potato doughnut line: the “Imo Kenpi Sweet Potato Doughnut,” which is topped with a sprinkling of candied sweet potato (imo kenpi).

     

    Let’s take a look at the full line-up, which includes the five flavours from last year plus the new one.


    Plain Sweet Potato Doughnut | ¥120 (Before Tax)

    The perfect autumn season flavour, the doughnut laced with annouimo and beni haruka sweet potato powder.

    Purple Sweet Potato Doughnut | ¥130 (Before Tax)

    The plain sweet potato doughnut covered in a purple sweet potato glaze and topped with sesame seeds.

    Candied Sweet Potato Doughnut | ¥130 (Before Tax)

    Based on Japan’s popular ‘daigaku’ candied sweet potato snack, lathered in a sweet sauce and topped with sesame seeds.

    Sweet Potato Doughnut | ¥140 (Before Tax)

    Topped with sweet potato cream and sesame seeds and before baking baked in the oven.

    Imo Kenpi Sweet Potato Doughnut | ¥140 (Before Tax)

    Covered in a sweet glaze and crunchy pieces of imo kenpi candied sweet potato pieces.

     

    Sweet potatoes are a popular flavour during autumn in Japan, and Mister Donut is on board again this year.

  • Make Your Own Mister Donut Treats at Home With These Simple Recipes

    09.August.2020 | FOOD

    Mister Donut Japan is releasing recipes over on its official website on August 7 which will show you how to make three of their popular doughnuts. The simple recipes are twists on the “Honey Dip,” “Old Fashioned,” and “Pon de Ring” doughnuts.

     

    The doughnuts can be whipped up for breakfast, as a daytime snack or an evening treat, so customers can enjoy the taste of Mister Donut from the comfort of their own home.

    The “Morning Ring Toast” recipe is the perfect wake-up treat made with honey dip, eggs, and ham, all of which complement each other deliciously.

    “Old Fashioned Parfait” combines the irresistible crunchiness of the Old Fashioned doughnut with ice cream to create a real summertime dessert.

    Finally, “Pon de Agedashi” is an indulgence for after dinner, bringing together Pon de Ring doughnuts with grated daikon radish. It’s a great snack to have with an evening drink.

     

    Mister Donut Japan will release the recipe as well as a how-to-make video over on their official website this Friday, so be sure to try making your own at home.

  • Pour Sake Into These Cups and Watch the Cherry Blossoms Bloom

    23.July.2020 | FASHION

    Japanese online store Fujimaki, which sells rare luxury products, released the new “Sakura no Heihai” (Cherry Blossom Sake Cup) on July 18 which has a cherry tree design on it that blossoms when cold sake is poured over it.

    The cup is manufactured by Marumo Takagi, a Japanese pottery and ceramics company based in Tajimi, Gifu, which has been running for over 130 years. Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people held out on the Hanami (cherry blossom flower viewing) in Japan this year. Marumo Takagi conceived the idea for their new cup as a result of this so that people can enjoy Hanami from the comfort of their own home.

    Left: Blossoms in 7 minutes with liquids near 17°C / Right: Very cold liquids cause a full bloom

    Each and every cup is handmade individually, including the cherry blossom designs. The flowers bloom a faint pink when the users pours in liquid which are of a temperature around 17°C. If the liquid is very cold, the cherry blossoms take on a full bloom pattern. The white porcelain serves to emphasise the pink hues of the flowers.

    The secret behind how this reaction happens lies in the tools used to draw the illustration. Seiji Takagi, the 5th generation president of Marumo Takagi, conceived the idea when he simply thought how amusing it would be to have a function on one of the company’s drinking vessels that changes as a result of temperature.

     

    Takagi explained how the went through much trial and error to achieve their vision for the colour, something which they were more focused on than everything else in the manufacturing process.

    Cherry Blossom Sake Cup (Japanese: 桜の平盃): ¥3,300 (Tax Included)

    The western region of Gifu Prefecture is famous for its Japanese ceramics. It is the biggest pottery manufacturing location in Japan and has been firing up ceramics for over 1,300 years. The city of Tajimi in Gifu, where Marumo Takagi is based, has prospered when it comes to the creating sake cups. The cherry blossom sake cup comes as an innovative design and shows the true skill and art of Marumo Takagi’s artisans.

  • Mister Donut Reveals Chewy New Pull Apart Doughnuts

    17.June.2020 | FOOD

    Mister Donut is releasing three new pull-apart doughnuts in Japan called “Pon de Chigiri Pan” on June 19, 2020.

     

    Since 2017, Mister Donut Japan has been catering to customers for all parts of the day. In November of that year, they began introducing more light foods like pies and toast, and in February 2018 they released hot dogs and pasta, amongst other things.

     

    The “Pon de Chigiri Pan” is a popular item sold at Mister Donut, but is not a permanent order on the menu, instead coming in limited batches. This will be the 4th release. The doughnuts feature the iconic “Pon de Ring” shape and are super chewy because of the yeast used. Eight layers are topped on top of each other which are baked in the oven, resulting in a soft, even chewier doughnut that can be pulled apart.

    Pon de Chigiri Sugar: ¥150 (Before Tax)

    Layered with a sweet glaze and topped with a sprinkling of granulated sugar.

    Pon de Chigiri Three Cheese: ¥180 (Before Tax)

    A mix of Cheddar, Gouda, and Camembert cheeses are used to adorn this doughnut in both cheese sauce and shredded cheese forms.

    Pon de Chigiri Walleye Pollack Mayo Sauce: ¥180 (Before Tax)

    Topped with a mentai walleye pollack mayonnaise sauce.

  • Mister Donut Japan Launches Another New Matcha Doughnut Series

    13.May.2020 | FOOD

    Mister Donut Japan is set to release yet another new limited line of matcha doughnuts in collaboration with Gion Tsujiri and Toshi Yoroizuka at all branches in Japan from May 15, 2020.

     

    Last month, Mister Donut collaborated with Gion Tsujiri and Toshi Yoroizuka to release the “Matcha Itadaki Series.” This time around, they’re joining their sticky baking hands to bring the “Matcha Odoroki Series.” The triple team’s matcha creations are the fitting way to celebrate Mister Donut’s 50th anniversary as Gion Tsujiri brings the best Uji matcha from Kyoto and Uji-born pastry chef Toshihiko Yoroizuka brings his creative ideas.

     

    There are four treats in the line-up: the “Crisp Double Uji Matcha” and “Crisp Uji Match Chocolate” feature cookie and bagel dough bases, creating a crunchy and chewy mix, while the “Pon de Pie Uji Matcha” and “Pon de Pie Chocolate” feature Mister Donut’s classic chewy Pon de Rings combined with a crunchy pie texture.

    Crisp Double Uji Matcha – ¥230 (Before Tax)

    A chewy and crunchy base laced with Uji matcha and topped with Uji matcha whipped cream and chocolate.

    Crisp Uji Match Chocolate – ¥230 (Before Tax)

    A chewy and crunchy base laced with Uji matcha and topped with Uji matcha chocolate and chocolate chips.

    Pon de Pie Uji Matcha – ¥200 (Before Tax)

    Enjoy both a chewy base and crunchy pie mix at the same time, topped with Uji matcha whipped cream.

    Pon de Pie Chocolate – ¥200 (Before Tax)

    Enjoy both a chewy base and crunchy pie mix at the same time, decorated with chocolate whipped cream.

     

    The Matcha Odoroki Series sees the chefs’ ideas shine through to create desserts that not only taste amazing but look gorgeous too, as well as taking into the account texture.

  • Tokyo’s National Museum of Nature and Science Launches YouTube Video Exhibition On Japanese Cherry Blossoms

    18.April.2020 | SPOT

    National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo has posted a new series on its YouTube channel entitled “Japanese Cherry Blossoms Illustrated by Ohta Yoai, a Pioneer of the Botanical Art in Japan.”

    In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Ueno-based museum was forced to close its doors to the public on February 29, 2020. The museum was originally scheduled to hold the “Japanese Cherry Blossoms Illustrated by Ohta Yoai, a Pioneer of the Botanical Art in Japan” exhibition at the museum itself from March 14 to April 12, but due to the closure it was not run.

     

    However, the exhibition planners still wanted people to see the content of the exhibition, and so they have posted three videos on YouTube to take viewers on a tour of it. The three videos, themed on “Botanical Art,” “Japanese Cherry Blossoms,” and “Ohta Yoai” are presented by Japanese botanist Masanobu Higuchi.

    In the first video, we are introduced to the exhibition’s theme of Japanese cherry blossoms. We get to see examples of cherry blossom collected by Tomitaro Makino, the father of Japanese botany.


    In the second video, we realm about what kind of person illustrator Ohta Yoai was, as well as botanist Jisaburo Ohwi. Both of them co-wrote the 1973 work Nihonzakura Shu (“A Collection of Japanese Cherry Blossoms”).


    In the third and final video, we get to see some of Ohta Yoai’s best pieces, along with explanations of what kinds of cherry blossoms they are.

  • Mister Donut Japan to Launch New Matcha Doughnut Series

    07.April.2020 | FOOD

    Mister Donut Japan is set to release a new limited line of matcha doughnuts in collaboration with Gion Tsujiri and Toshi Yoroizuka at all branches in Japan from April 10, 2020.

     

    Following the success of Mister Donut’s previous collaborations with the two companies, named “misdo meets Gion Tsujiri” and “misdo meets Toshi Yoroizuka” respectively, this new collaboration sees all three companies come together for the first time to co-develop the matcha doughnuts. The triple team’s matcha creations are the fitting way to celebrate Mister Donut’s 50th anniversary as Gion Tsujiri brings the best Uji matcha from Kyoto and Uji-born pastry chef Toshihiko Yoroizuka brings his skill set.

     

    Pon de Ring Uji Matcha Chocolate Almond

    The classic chewy Pon de Ring laced with Uji matcha and coated in chocolate. It’s finished with a sprinkling of Uji matcha powder and crunchy almonds.

     

    Pon de Ring Uji Matcha Milk Crunch

    The matcha-ness is turned up with this Pon de Ring, which is not only mixed with Uji matcha, but coated with Uji matcha chocolate. It’s served with a snowfall of milk crunch pieces., highlighting the velvety texture of the doughnut while adding crunch.

     

    Pon de Ring Uji Matcha & Chocolate Cream

    This doughnut is made into a sandwich, with Uji matcha whipped cream and chocolate cream. The Uji matcha chocolate adds a richness to the overall flavour.

     

    Pon de Ring Uji Matcha Doughnuts

    Running: April 10, 2020 – Early June 2020

    Available: At most Mister Donut branches in Japan

     

    Tiramisu Chocolate Whip

    The dough of these tiramisu doughnuts are combined with cocoa. This one is filled with chocolate whipped cream, a tiramisu, and milk crunch pieces for an amalgamation of tasty flavours and textures.

     

    Tiramisu Uji Matcha Whip

    The chocolate whipped cream of the previous doughnut is replaced with Uji matcha whipped cream for this luxurious delight. The cream is also embedded with almonds.

     

    Uji Matcha Chocolate Pie

    The name speaks for itself: a lovely layered pie of Uji matcha chocolate and chocolate cream.

     

    Tiramisu Doughnuts & Chocolate Pie

    Running: April 10, 2020 – Early May 2020

    Available: At most Mister Donut branches in Japan

  • 5 Must-Visit Cherry Blossom Spots in Toyota City in Aichi Prefecture For Hanami 2020

    21.March.2020 | SPOT

    Toyota in Aichi Prefecture is a city abundant with nature and one home to countless famous flower spots. Tourism Toyota has outlined a list of the perfect places to visit there this spring to enjoy viewing the cherry blossoms for this year’s Hanami.

     

    Asian Fawnlily | Korankei

    Korankei is a valley created by the Yodo River in Toyota, Aichi, and is said to be one of the best places in Japan to enjoy the autumn colours. In spring, an area covering 5,000m² blooms with beautiful Asian fawnlilies, dyeing the grass as a light purple carpet.

     

    Best Time To See: Mid March – Late March

    Location: Korankei, Iimori Asukecho, Toyota, Aichi

    Access: Board the Meitetsu Bus bound for Yamani (矢並線) at Toyotashi Station’s East Exit, get off at Korankei (香嵐渓), and walk for 10-minutes

    Official Website: https://www.tourismtoyota.jp/spots/detail/272/

     

    Cherry Blossoms & Spiraea Thunbergii | Aichi Greenery Center

     

    Every year at Aichi Greenery Center from late March to early April, the Spiraea Thunbergii, also known as Thunberg’s meadowsweet, blossom their white flowers in full along a path stretching 200 meters, which makes it look like the area is covered in snow. When the cherry blossoms bloom, their light pink flowers offer a beautiful contrast with the snowbound meadowsweet.

     

    Best Time To See: Late March – Early April

    Address: Saruta-21-1 Nishinakayamachō, Toyota, Aichi

    Access: Board the Oiden Bus bound for Fujioka/Toyota Via Nishinakayama (藤岡・豊田線(西中山経由)) and get off at the Greenery Center (緑化センター)

    Official Website: https://www.tourismtoyota.jp/spots/detail/277/

     

    Weeping Cherry Blossoms | Kaminaka

    Kaminaka is home to some incredible weeping cherry sights. Around 3,000 weeping cherry trees stretch 1km from the car park, dyeing the mountainous landscape white, red, and pink.

     

    Best Time To See: Early to Mid April

    Address: Makigahora Kaminakacho, Toyota, Aichi

    Access: 27km from Shidare Interchange (枝下IC) via Sarugata Green Road (猿投グリーンロード)

    Official Website: https://www.tourismtoyota.jp/spots/detail/225/

     

    Weeping Cherry Blossoms | Zuiryuji Temple & Daian-ji Temple

    Zuiryuji Temple is home to a weeping cherry tree that is said to be 400 years old. It is officially listed as a Natural Treasure of Aichi Prefecture. Its flowers are best enjoyed in early April when it offers a spectacular sight next to the temple gate.

     

    Daian-ji Temple also has an ancient weeping cherry tree that is 260 years old and listed as a National Treasure of Toyota. Another row of cherry trees are located next to it, wrapping the area in gorgeous pink hues. Both of these temple trees are also lit up in the evenings, offering a different kind of beautiful atmosphere from a daytime viewing.

     

    Best Time To See: Early April

    Address: Terayama-3 Inabuchō, Toyota, Aichi

    Access: Board the Oiden Bus [Kaisoku Inabu] at Toyotashi Station’s East Exit, get off at Dongurinoyu Mae (どんぐりの湯前), and walk for 10-minutes

    Official Websites:

    https://www.tourismtoyota.jp/spots/detail/39/ (Zuiryuji Temple)

    https://www.tourismtoyota.jp/spots/detail/697/ (Daian-ji Temple)

     

    Wisterias | Fuji no Kairo

    This 370-meter long path is known as Fuji no Kairo, or “Wisteria Corridor,” which is home to four different species of wisteria that bloom fully in the spring to the delight of those passing under it.

     

    Best Time To See: Late April – Early May

    Address: Mitsukuricho, Toyota, Aichi

    Access: Board the Oiden Bus bound for Fujioka/Toyota Via Kanocho (藤岡・豊田線(加納経由)) and get off at Toyota City Hall (藤岡支所). Change onto the Fuji Bus bound for Kawaguchi/Ino (川口・飯野線), then get off at Fuji no Kairo (ふじの回廊口).

    Official Website: https://www.tourismtoyota.jp/spots/detail/191/

RANKING

  • DAILY
  • MONTHLY

FOLLOW US