Japanese Strawberry Sando with Black Sesame Whipped Cream

Looking for a mid-day pick-me-up? This slightly sweet and refreshing Japanese Sando with fresh strawberries and freshly-whipped Black Sesame cream has you covered! If you want to check out the recipe we took inspiration from, we've linked Drive Me Hungry's Japanese Fruit Sandwich Recipe.

One japanese sando stacked on top of the other to show the cross section of fresh red strawberries.

Japanese Strawberry Sando with Black Sesame Whipped Cream 

Prep: 5 min

Cook: 15 min

Cool Time: 20 min or overnight

Serves: 4


4 slices bread (white bread or milk toast work great)

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1.5 tablespoons powder sugar

10 strawberries 

2-4 tbsp Black Sesame Crunchy Butter


Whisk or hand mixer 

Plastic wrap

Spreading knife

Mixing bowl


  1. Wash strawberries and cut off stems. Let them dry thoroughly. 
  2. Add heavy whipping cream and powder sugar to mixing bowl. Using the whisk or hand mixer, whip them together until the texture gets thick and fluffy -- you should see some waves.
    Hand mixer mixing a white fluffy mixture in a mixing bowl.
  3. If you want a marbled look, first spread the whipped cream on a slice of bread, then layer some of the Black Sesame Crunchy Butter on top and sweep the spreading knife back and forth. If you want more black sesame flavor, directly mix the Black Sesame Crunchy Butter into the whipped cream before spreading onto bread. 
  4. Place the strawberries on the slice so that it reveals the design when cut. 
    Strawberries arranged on the toast.
  5. Spread more whipped cream (and/or Black Sesame Crunchy Butter) until it covers the strawberries completely. Place another slice of bread on top. 
  6. Tightly wrap the sando in plastic wrap and let it cool in the fridge for 20 minutes or overnight -- this allows for easier cutting! 
  7. Unwrap the sando. Remove the crust if you prefer. Cut the sando on a diagonal either in half or in quarters. Serve immediately.
    The sando getting cut diagonally.

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