Dojima roll (堂島ロール) is a popular cream roll in Japan. Cream roll or swiss roll (called "roll cake " in Japan) is type of cake that you can find at many shops, pastries, and even convenience stores in the country. Out of all cream rolls, Dojima roll is the most famous because of the perfect taste and texture.
It is a product by a pastry "Mon cher" established in Dojima, Osaka. This is why their signature menu is named Dojima roll. As they got very popular, they have spread branches all over the country so people, not only in Osaka, can buy it.
As well as the first shop in Dojima, there are three more shops in Osaka. Also several shopping malls in Tokyo and other cities have a branch where you can purchase the cream roll. You can see all locations on the official website.
What is the secret of the popularity
What makes the dessert special is the cream. It is made from carefully selected Hokkaido milk which is known for its high-quality. It is very rich and milky, yet fluffy and light - perfectly balanced. Even people who don't like whipped cream are a fan of this cream. The cake is also soft and nicely moisture.
Price and variations
The regular Dojima roll is 1,260 yen. The one roll is about 18cm long and 8cm width, so it can be shared with 6-8 people. They also offer the half size (680 yen).
Chocolate Dojima roll (1780 yen) and Dojima roll with fruits (1680 yen) are popular too.
Some seasonal menu are available. This summer, they released the orange and lemon cream roll.
Give it a try!
This is truly an addictive dessert you can't resist. Just a bite, and you will know the reason of its popularity.