チーズ 蒸しケーキ Had to try one of these. Look at the cute red ribbon painted on the plastic package! Yes, it was delicious, but the preservatives in the ingredients list are a scary bunch. These cakes are made to keep for a year.

Happy Clover CHEESE MUSHI CAKE
Baked Wheat Cake Made in Japan

The package label says Baked Wheat Cake… it’s sort of like a sweet and dense sponge cake that tastes lightly of cheese.  The ingredients list was hard to transcribe because of weird punctuation. Scary is the inclusion of propylene glycol.

Ingredients: egg, sugar, wheat flour, shortening. (rapeseed oil, propylene glycol, esters of fatty acids, gylcerin esters of fatty acids, lecithin, cheese paste (natural cheese, fermented milk, (soybean, rapeseed), corn startch, dehydrat [sic] egg white, salt, water, sodium metaphosphate, sodium pyrophoric acid, sucrose esters of fatty acids, artificial flavor, tocopherols as preservative), carotene coloring, oligosaccharide, bread crumbs, (corn startch, rice powder), rapeseed oil, water, dextrin, palm oil, glycine, polylysine, calcinated calcium, sodium bicarbonate, alunimum potassium sulfate, monobasic calcium phosphate, fumaric acid, potassium dl-bitartrate, lemon juince, artifical flavor, salt

ALLERGY INFORMATION: Contains eggs, wheat, soybean, milk.

Keep refrigerated after defrosting. Best used within 10 days after defrosting. Best used before 02/11/2010.

Nutrition Facts:
Serving size 3.38 ounces (96 grams). 330 calories, 140 from fat. 15g total fat, 3 g saturated, 1 g trans fat. 65 milligrams of cholesterol. 230 milligrams of sodium. 41g of total cabohydrates — less than 1g dietary fiber. 40g sugars. 7g protein. 6% DV of vitamin A, no vitamin C. 10% DV calcium, <2% DV iron.

Distributed by Nishimoto Trading Co., Ltd. 13409 Orden Drive, Sante Fe Springs, CA 90670-6336 Shiraku Brand. Happy Clover ™.  UPC bar code number 0 74410 66958 4.

Retail Price at Korean grocery HK Super on Western Avenue: $1.99

 

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