Hiroshima, Japan Oct. 04 Wed 7:07PM
Momiji Manju are sweet cakes traditionally filled with red bean paste baked in the shape of a maple leaf. They are a local food of Hiroshima, created in Miyajima in the early 20th century. The maple leaf shape represents Momijidani, a popular place in Hiroshima to look at maple leafs. Along with red bean paste, they can be found filled with custard, chocolate, green tea, white beans, cheese, and other fillings.