From YouTube star Rachel Fong, Kawaii Sweet World is the definitive guide to baking in the vibrant, Kawaii-style (“cute” in Japanese), featuring 75 brand new, easy-to-follow recipes for totally original and delicious cakes, candies, cookies, cupcakes, and more.
Since starting her YouTube career at age 12, Rachel Fong has amassed a huge dedicated following of two million young and hungry aspiring home bakers from around the world. The key to Rachel’s success is not just her bevy of bright, easy recipe videos that appeal to bakers of all ages, but also her ridiculously cute final creations. It’s not enough to make a delicious layer cake; Rachel turns it into an adorable, smiling California roll.
Kawaii is a pop culture phenomenon that has seeped into everything from Japanese fashion to tasty Japanese treats. With this colorful guide to baking the sweetest treats, you’ll be whipping Narwhal Cake Pops, Pig Cream Puffs, and Koala Cupcakes in no time.
RACHEL FONG is a 20-year-old, self-taught baking sensation, a YouTube star, and one of Tastemade’s contracted bloggers. At age 12, she started Kawaii Sweet World, a YouTube channel dedicated to DIY-ing Kawaii crafts and baked goods.
It quickly turned into a viral baking channel featuring Rachel’s original Kawaii creations and has garnered over 2 million loyal fans. Fong is currently a sophomore at Stanford University.