Luxurious whipped cream and fresh fruit — how delicious. I’m so excited to see what comes out of these ingredients! If you were expecting a yummy cake, sorry, I tricked you. These ingredients will combine with bread slices to create a sandwich.
Japanese fruit sandos are beautifully decadent sandwiches consisting of whipped cream and fruits between two slices of fluffy milk bread. These sandwiches are the perfect summer picnic snack!
I initially committed to never attempting to create them myself. The whole process seemed complicated and I admit that I was too lazy. However, the more prevalent the sandos appeared on my social media feed, the more tempted I was to try them for myself.
So, I decided to grab a friend and hit the grocery store! Here’s an easy recipe for Japanese fruit sandos!
Yields 4 servings
- 2 cups heavy cream
- ¼ cup white sugar
- 24 strawberries
- 8 slices Japanese milk bread
- Combine two cups of heavy cream with ¼ cup sugar in a handheld electric mixer or stand mixer. Whip until stiff peaks form.
- Take two slices of bread milk. It’s crucial to use milk bread and not regular white bread. On one side, spread a thick layer of whipped cream on a slice.
- Lay out six strawberries on top of the cream. You’ll need to lay four in a diagonal direction and two more on each corner.
- Apply whipped cream in between strawberries to fill the gaps until the berries become faint red splotches.
- Take your other slice of bread and lather on another thick layer of whipped cream.
- Lay the slice you just lathered with cream on top of the strawberry-covered slice, cream side down.
- Tightly wrap the sandwich with saran wrap. Apply pressure with a heavy object or another plate to compact the sandwich together.
- Put the sandwiches in the fridge and now wait for at least 30 minutes. Taking a quick Just Dance break helps pass time!
- After your waiting period is over, take the sandwich out of the fridge and unwrap them. First, cut off the brown edges until all four sides are smooth.
- Now cut diagonally, in the middle of the strawberry row that you made earlier.
- You’re done! Serve immediately.
Honestly, it tasted exactly how I thought bread and cream would taste. The soft bread paired with whipped cream made it feel like I was chewing the sweet cream. Although adding a fresh taste, the gigantic chunks of whole strawberries were awkward to bite through. It tasted a bit bland and underwhelming, looking better than it tasted.
Overall, I’d still recommend this whole activity. Not for the sandwich’s taste, but because of how fun the entire experience was!