Summer means going out for some icy sundaes and parfaits! In this article, you can find about the best places in Kyoto to find these scrumptious icy treats. The layered nature of these sundaes makes them such a complex treat that they’ll taste great till the last drop. And when talking of sundaes in Kyoto, most people will automatically think of matcha sundaes. But you can actually get roasted soybean flour, chocolate, and fruit sundaes here too, so there is a lot to choose from if you want to enjoy a cool, sweet afternoon in Kyoto!
This café is known for its matcha sundae, or to use the fancier word, matcha parfait. The matcha used in its matcha ice cream is of great quality, so it’s not at all bitter, but you can enjoy its complex taste with the red bean paste and other Japanese sweets. There’s even a handmade matcha-chocolate cookie on the parfait and a chocolate truffle too! How great is that!
Their most classic dessert is this one, their roasted soybean flour flavored sundae. It contains both pannacotta and hojicha tea-jelly, and the taste is very rich, and the complexity of it is sure to surprise you! If you’re afraid your sundae in Kyoto is going to be a bit too sweet, then this is the place for you! The taste here is not overly sweet, but refined.
Their classic chocolate sundae is, of course, something that leaves you in awe at its colorfulness. The rich chocolate ice cream and the acidity of the berries, make this a chocolate sundae you won’t forget. But remember to control yourself and take a picture of it before you dig in!
They only use the freshest fruit to make their delicious fruit sundaes, so you get the sweetness and sourness of the fruits which come together with the aid of the soft serve. Very refreshing; great for a summer day in Kyoto!
The fragrant roasted soybean flour sundae here is made with matcha warabimochi, chestnut, and red beans, so it’s a very Japanese offering. I’m sure this fragrant, oh so fragrant, the sundae is going to leave you speechless with its great taste! Next time you come to see Kiyomizu Temple, remember to also try this sundae!
|Vanessa[ Sharing Kyoto Staff ]|