Jap squares,when I was a kid Iam 55 now,these were known as japonaise squares, which means in the japanese style, perhaps it is because of the tropical or eastern connection of coconut? Teresa
Hi great web site, i remember i was in hospital in the 70′s and someone bought me a quarter of these soft sweets but i cant remember what they were called my mum thinks they where called japs? they were cube shaped came in all colours icing like cover and soft white in middle can [...]
Hi Any chance of getting hold of ‘Japs’ again?. You did them a few years ago – bright pink, yellow and brown coconut cubes covered in icing. Lovely! Susan
I think Jap Desserts were made by Lion. I last saw them around 1980 What happened to Roocrofts Nut Milk Cubes ? Roocrofts Truffles (the best ever made I reckon) Roocrofts Tics – black liquorice shrapnel in a tin Also is Moorhouses – of invalid butter toffee fame still going ?
Hi. I found your site by Googling Aztec chocolate bars and reading through, I see that you don’t know who manufactured Jap Deserts. I seem to recall that they were made by “Barker and Doson”. I’m sure that’s whose make it was that we used to sell when we had a shop. Best wishes. Chris [...]
Similar to Jap Desserts, cube shaped, brown in colour, with a sugar dusting on the outside, soft chewy inside.
A minature version of this sweet is found in dolly mixtures. The original were approx the size of dice, and of various colours….