Circle K Sunkus’s Chocolate cake – A conbini sweets report

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Get ready for the latest info on popular sweets available at your local conbini (the official Japanese abbreviation for convenience store)! This writer taste-tests and reports back on the new conbini sweets released every Tuesday, letting us know which ones are the most note-worthy.

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Chocolate cake

Available at:Circle K Sunkus
Price:280 yen (Tax incl.)
Sale date:August 30, 2016
Calories:273 kcal

The package looks very trendy! As soon as I opened the package, I could smell the bitter chocolate. That sweet aroma heightened my anticipation.

Chocolate cake by Circle K Sunkus
Chocolate cake by Circle K Sunkus

When I saw the abundance of beautiful shining chocolate sauce on the cake, it made me wonder, is this really a convenience store desert? To top it all off, there was an almond, as well as shaved white chocolate and whipped chocolate cream.

Chocolate cake by Circle K Sunkus 切開後的外観

Surprise! Sandwiched between the already delicious layer was a ribbon of cocoa mousse, engulfed in airy sponge cake. Chocolate whipped cream, chocolate sauce, chocolate sponge and cocoa mousse…! Death by chocolate!

Circle K Sunkus 外側的巧克力醬
Chocolate cake by Circle K Sunkus 裡面的莓果醬

Not only did this cake look like it was the star confectionary from a French bakery, the taste had the rich flavour. The “chocolatiness” was paired with a burst of sour strawberry sauce, at the very heart of the cake. Not only is this exquisitely indulgent, but its an unforgettable journey, opening the door to chocolate texture paradise.

Description of Chocolate cake

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.