Ever heard of a water cake? It’s a clear and jiggly Japanese dessert that looks exactly like a huge drop of water. This water mochi was first served and made popular by a confectionery in Yamanashi. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, now Twitter user mithiruka shared a pic of a clear water cake in the shape of a sleeping cat.
The Internet is going absolutely crazy about it, as the photo was posted on Twitter on Sunday, and it’s gone viral in Japan since with over 23k likes and 19k retweets. If you want to make a water cake yourself, you’ll need water, sugar and Japanese agar powder. See this recipe for full instructions.
And now Japanese Twitter users can’t stop sharing these pictures
You might remember the famous Japanese water cake in the form of a raindrop
Mithiruka also shared this video to show that these cakes can come in many different shapes