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Now that we are all staying home due to the coronavirus pandemic, it seems as if the kitchen is getting used a lot more frequently. Perhaps you have been baking so much that you feel as if you are out of ideas, but that is about to change. This new eye-catching dessert is not only delicious, but it is also absolutely beautiful. Thanks to the owner of a pop-up restaurant, tsunekawa, you now have the recipe to make this beautiful gelatin cake quite easily at home.

The cake itself is absolutely dazzling, looking almost like a prism and it can make most amateur cooks run in the other direction. In reality, this cake only takes about 30 minutes to make and it only requires some basic ingredients. It also happens to be quite delicious with a smooth, creamy and sweet taste of that is sure to make you want more. Here is how to get started:


Kanten (aka agar powder, available at most Asian markets)


Granulated sugar


Shaved ice syrup (or fruit juice)


Step 1. Combine 4 grams (0.14 ounces) of agar powder, 150 ml (5.07 ounces) of water, and 60 grams (2.12 ounces) of granulated sugar in a pot. Heat on the stove until the mixture comes to a boil, then turn off the heat.

Step 2. Stir 300 ml (10.14 ounces) of milk into the mixture. Place the mixture in the refrigerator to chill and wait until it solidifies into gelatin.

Step 3. In a separate pot, repeat step 1.

Step 4. Stir an additional 300 ml (10.14 ounces) of water into the second pot, add 20 ml (0.68 ounces) of shaved ice syrup (the more brightly colored the better). Once again, put the mixture in the fridge to cool and solidify.

Step 5. (optional). Repeat steps 3 and 4 for any additional colors you want to use.

Step 6. Allow everything to chill for around 30 minutes. Take the colorful mixtures out of the fridge.

Step 7. Cut the colorful gelatin into small cubes and arrange them on top of the white milk gelatin, which will serve as the base.

Step 8. Serve and enjoy!

Tsunekawa, the owner of a Japanese pop-up restaurant, shared his recipe for a fantastic rainbow milk gelatin cake. You will love how easy it is to make.

It looks like a beautiful translucent opal stone.

You can use any number of different colors by following the recipe. Other people are sharing their own creations.