Beautiful Matcha Parfait Ice Cream On A Stick By Itohkyuemon In Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful Matcha Parfait Ice Cream On A Stick By Itohkyuemon In Kyoto, Japan

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By Karmen on 23 Jul 2020
Digital Editor

Besides a hotel with Pokemon-themed rooms and a cute Miffy-themed bakery, Kyoto is also home to aesthetically pleasing desserts like the matcha parfait on a stick by Itohkyuemon.

Keep reading to find out more! 

Kyoto-based Uji tea store Itohkyuemon has created what has to be one of the most Insta-worthy desserts. They've transformed their popular parfait desserts into beautiful matcha parfait bars that you an enjoy on-the-go without any cups or spoons needed.

Itohkyuemon matcha parfait ice cream barsPhoto from Itohkyuemon


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Each matcha parfait bar is intricately decorated with toppings, creams and sauces to give it a luxurious look.

Itohkyuemon matcha parfait ice cream barsPhoto from Itohkyuemon

Itohkyuemon matcha parfait ice cream barsPhoto from Itohkyuemon


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They come in five flavours:

#1 Original Matcha Parfait Bar  

Original Matcha Parfait Bar Photo from Itohkyuemon

This classic parfait has the rich taste of Uji matcha complete with toppings like grained bean paste and tangerines.

#2 Strawberry Matcha Parfait Bar  

Strawberry Matcha Parfait Bar Photo from Itohkyuemon

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The matcha is complemented by the sour strawberry meringue and a rich strawberry sauce.
It's coated with strawberry chocolate and topped with berries.

#3 Sakura Matcha Parfait Bar  

Sakura Matcha Parfait Bar Photo from Itohkyuemon

This springtime parfait bar is made with pink-coloured daifuku and ice cream. It's also topped with sakura cream and salted cherry blossom petals for a cute look.

#4 Tropical Matcha Parfait Bar  

Tropical Matcha Parfait Bar Photo from Itohkyuemon

This summer-exclusive parfait is made with sweet and sour tropical sauce and topped with tropical fruits like pineapple and mango.

#5 Montblanc Matcha Parfait Bar  

Montblanc Matcha Parfait Bar Photo from Itohkyuemon

This parfait is packed with autumn flavours such as sweetened chestnut and smooth Montblanc cream.

Prices range from ¥540 - ¥640 (~S$7 - $8.30) for each parfait bar. Itohkyuemon sells them on their online store but unfortunately, it only ships within Japan. Let's hope it'll be safe to travel soon so we can try these gorgeous matcha parfait bars!

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