List of Japanese desserts and sweets
The Japanese were making desserts for centuries before sugar was widely available in Japan. Even when sugar became affordable in Japan still dessert was widely available in Japan and used in Japan. There are many common desserts still available in Japan which can be traced back for hundreds of years. In Japanese cuisine, traditional Japanese sweets are known as wagashi. Ingredients such as red bean paste and mochi are used. Many modern-day sweets and desserts in Japan are also in existence.
- Coffee jelly
- Green tea ice cream
- Hakuto jelly
- Mochi ice cream 
- Momiji manjū 
- Raindrop cake
- Sata andagi
- Tokyo banana
Wagashi (和菓子) is a traditional Japanese confectionery which is often served with tea, especially the types made of mochi, anko (azuki bean paste), and fruits. Wagashi is typically made from plant ingredients. Wagashi are made in a wide variety of shapes and consistencies and with diverse ingredients and preparation methods. Wagashi are popular across the country japan but are only available regionally or seasonally. 
Hanabiramochi is a Japanese sweet usually eaten at the beginning of the year.
Assorted Yatsuhashi. The flavors, from top to bottom, are tofu, cinnamon, sesame.
Japanese sweets and desserts
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