Love sakura/cherry blossom? Then you’ve definitely been looking forward to this season, when the sakura is in full bloom and all cherry blossom limited edition everything is released. From drinks to actual events, scroll through the gallery to see everything sakura you’ll love.
Want to see sakura in full bloom without leaving Singapore? Head to Gardens by the Bay to revel in the beauty of the different types of cherry blossoms in various shades of pink, as well as Torii gates that are usually found in Japanese shrines. The display is on till March 31.
Sakura Afternoon Tea
Can’t get enough of sakura? Why not have an afternoon tea filled with the flower? The Lobby Lounge at Conrad Centennial Singapore is offering Sakura Afternoon Tea, which offers Sakura scones, Sakura Mont Blanc, Cherry Blossom Panna Cotta with Sakura Jelly and more. The Sakura Afternoon Tea is available until May 12.
Breadtalk cakes, from $1.90
Can’t decide what kind of cake to have? Have all of them at Breadtalk! The sakura cake range features two types of cheesecakes, a buttercream cake with plum flavours, and a sponge cake with plum Chantilly cream cheese centre. All are available till May 12, while Hai! Cheese us available till May 5.
Starbucks Matcha Azuki Blossom Crème Frappuccino®, $8.50 (tall)
You’d probably have known—or even tried the drinks—by now, but Starbucks just launched two new frappucino that pays homage to sakura petals. If you love tea, try the Matcha Azuki Blossom Crème Frappuccino®, which combines matcha and red bean, topped with pink and white rice petals that look like sakura petals. Not a tea kind of person? Go for the non-tea version, Azuki Blossom Crème Frappuccino®, which costs $7.90 for a Tall size.
Starbucks merchandise, from $29.90
Sakura may be seasonal, but you can still have it all year long with these cups and tumblers from Starbucks. These are so pretty to have on your office table to make your working hours better!
Lady M’s Sakura Berry Mille Crepe, $9.50++ per slice ($108++ for a nine-inch cake)
If you love their Mille Crepe, you’ll love this limited edition flavour, which has sakura-infused white chocolate ganache and dehydrated strawberries between the layers. It’s available till end April, so make sure you visit any of the outlets before they sell out.
TWG Always Sakura Tea, $40
If you love tea, you know you can never go wrong with TWG Tea. This special edition one is a green tea infusion of wild Rainier cherry and sweet blossoms, which is light and fragrant.
TWG Always Sakura Macarons
Love macarons? Try these macarons. Each macaron boasts a blush pink almond shell and is filled with chocolate ganache infused with Always Sakura tea. Available in boxes of six, 12 or 24 for $12, $24 and $48 respectively.
Etude House Blossom Picnic Matte Chic Lip Lacquer, $19.90
The Korean beauty brand just released a limited edition collection that revolves around cherry blossom petals. We especially like the Blossom Picnic Matte Chic Lip Lacquer, which comes in three limited edition colours that are perfect for spring.
Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Flora Cherrysia EDT, $118 (75ml)
This fresh scent doesn’t only have your favourite cherry blossom notes, but also nashi pear and watermelon, so you can be assured that it won’t be saccharine sweet. It’s also signed off with violet and white musk notes for a touch of powdery scent.