Learn All About the Raindrop Cake, New York City's Latest Viral Food Trend

The latest viral food to take over NYC is the Raindrop Cake, a mostly-water based vegan treat wth agar and a little sugar that looks like a giant raindrop.

In this video from Gothamist producer Jessica Leibowitz, learn all about the Raindrop cake and its creator Darren Wong.

Is America ready for a dessert made almost entirely of water? Consider the Raindrop Cake, a playful, jiggly blob served with roasted soy flour and black sugar cane syrup, which first became popular in Japan and recently debuted at Smorgasburg to much acclaim. We visited creator Darren Wong in an incubator kitchen in Greenpoint to see how it's made.

via Gothamist

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Editor in Chief

Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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