Tokyo is famously an amazing city for photographers — here you’ll find beautiful modern and traditional architecture, interesting people, and quirky out-of-place items that add to its innumerable charms. It’s also well known for its fantastic food, some of which just happens to be visually stunning as well. We’ve selected a few of our favorite desserts that are (almost) too adorable to eat!
Fantastical creatures are reimagined into cupcakes and smoothies at a place that creates art as much as it does food. Keep an eye out for seasonal specials, which have previously included haunting Halloween eyeball sweets and magical mermaid treats.
Find these creative cupcakes and more at Monarch of London
The Waffle Cone
The waffle shot (also known as a cone shot in Japan) originated in the States, but it’s been a big hit here. Have your edible cup with a coffee inside… or why not something a little stronger?
Find it at Anywhere Door.
Dessert in a Glass
For a sophisticated dessert in a convenient container, look no further than these gorgeous gourmet treats in a variety of flavors.
Find this and more at Le R-Cinq Boulangerie & Patisserie
Crazy, Crazy Shake
These jaw-droppingly extravagant shakes may be tricky to eat, but does that really matter? You know this is going to be a treat like no other.
Chow down one of these rainbow-colored desserts at Harebare Pecori Shinjuku
Rainbow Cotton Candy
You’ll feel like a kid in a candy store in this…candy store. Although the wall-to-wall sweets and cake pops are cute enough, the main attraction is the rainbow-colored cotton candy in various shapes and sizes.
Find it at Totti Candy Factory in Harajuku.
What’s your favorite instagrammable dessert? Let us know!