Lawson’s Kyo-Kinako smooth pudding – A conbini sweets new product review.
Get ready for the latest info on popular sweets available at your local conbini (the official Japanese abbreviation for convenience store)! The writer taste-tests and reviews new conbini sweets, letting us know which ones are the most note-worthy.
This time the writer reviews Lawson’s “Kyo-Kinako smooth pudding“, a new dessert released on the 27th of June 2017.
Kyo-Kinako smooth pudding
- Product name in Japanese
- Available at
- 165 yen (Tax incl.)
- Sale date
- June 27, 2017
- 191 kcal
This pudding is characterized by it’s combination of Kinako and Molasses.
A combination I love so I know this is going to be good.
It was whiter than most puddings.
And unusually un-bouncy, but quite creamy.
Wow! How yummy! Kinako is a roasted soy bean powder. In this pudding, soybeans from the Kyoto region were used. That’s why the name of this dessert contains the word “ Kyo-Kinako”. The flavor of Kinako is not overpowering and I was left with a mild roasted flavor as an aftertaste. The molasses sauce was neither too sweet nor too strong. It was a good partner for the dessert.
This is how it looks when plated.
Such a mild and creamy pudding.
If you have some Kinako at home, sprinkle some on top and enjoy your own arrangement!