by

Sakura Cheese Hanpen for Girls' Day or a Cherry-Blossom Viewing Picnic

Sakura Cheese Hanpen for Girls' Day or a Cherry-Blossom Viewing Picnic

Very easy spring-like hanpen fish cake with cheese. You can change its color or shape and serve it at a party. Kids love it too!

Ingredients: Makes 15

Hanpen
1
Sliced cheese
1 slice
Sesame seeds
a little
Red food coloring
as needed
Green peas
if desired

Steps

1. Cut the hanpen and cheese with a cherry-blossom shaped cookie cutter.
2. Dissolve a small amount of red food coloring with water. Dip the hanpen from Step 1 in the coloring solution.
3. Cut the cherry-blossom shaped hanpen in half and sandwich the cheese slice between the two hanpen slices.
4. Decorate the cherry-blossom tops with sesame seeds. Garnish with green peas if desired.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this for my daughter's Girl's Day celebration.