Family Mart`s new release; Creme Chocolat ~Enriched with Matcha green tea~ by KEN’S CAFE TOKYO – A conbini sweets report

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【Creme Chocolat ~Enriched with Matcha green tea~ produced by KEN’S CAFE TOKYO】

Available at:Family Mart
Price:220 yen (Tax incl.)
Sale date:July 12, 2016
Calories:195 kcal

KEN’S CAFE is famous for sweets that use the highest quality chocolate in the world, namely grands crus chocolate mixed by Domori founder Gianluca Franzoni. Their signature, special Gateau au Chocolat is famous among the confectionary community.

Until now, Matcha was an ingredient KEN’S CAFE had never used in it`s confectionary, so this marks the first time ever. They used Uji Matcha from Kyoto.


Address:1-23-3 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business hours:10:00-20:00
Closed:Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

I opened the package and hello! A beautiful Matcha green colour. It almost looks like a pudding.

I scoop it up, wow it looks so rich!

The Matcha flavour is very rich and it has the perfect amount of bitterness as well. It has such a nice aroma to it and once it went into my mouth, it melted on my tongue.

I highly recommend this desert, the quality is excellent.

Writer:convenisweets geek
A lover of sweets who makes the rounds every week to taste-test and report back on the latest sweets from all four major conbini.