Celebrate Your Next Birthday With A Meat Cake Like The Japanese

Folks in Japan are now celebrating their birthday with a giant slab of raw meat in the shape of a cake. Instead of your usual sugar icing and flour, birthday celebrations have turned into a carnivorous trend in Japan! We dare you to celebrate your next birthday with a meat cake like the Japanese too!

Why would the birthday boy or girl want a selection of raw meat in the shape of a cake? Well, the answer is for practicality.

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It is quite common for Japanese to celebrate their birthday at a yakiniku (grilled meat) restaurant. So instead of ordering something sweet after everyone had their fill of grilled meat, it is easier on both the belt and wallet.

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Now it doesn’t sound that bad anymore right.

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After a while, people began to re-create the same concept during home grill meat birthday celebrations.

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And make all their dishes into cakes….. hurray for the birthday boy or girl!

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It doesn’t look exactly appetising when folks bring out cake which is already cooked. Apparently, they have yet to establish a hard rule on how to present a meat cake just yet.

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Nevertheless, kudos to the creative Japanese for the meat cake birthday celebrations. Will you be taking up our challenge to celebrate your next birthday with a meat meat cake like the Japanese? Do share with us your experience in the comments section below.

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