Seven Eleven’s Uji Matcha Warabi Mochi– A conbini sweets new product review.

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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)! The writer taste-tests and reviews new conbini sweets, letting us know which ones are the most note-worthy.
This time the writer reviews Seven Eleven’s “Uji Matcha Warabi Mochi”, a new dessert released on the 12th of July 2017.

Uji Matcha Warabi Mochi
Uji Matcha Warabi Mochi

Uji Matcha Warabi Mochi

Product name in Japanese
宇治抹茶のわらび餅
Available at
Seven Eleven
Price
160 yen (Tax incl.)
Sale date
July 12, 2017
Calories
151 kcal

Seven Eleven never disappoints me when it comes to their selection of traditional Japanese sweets.

Today’s review is about Warabi mochi with lots of Matcha powder. There were 5 pieces in the cup and the green color of the Matcha was very beautiful. Time to dig in!

Wow! The Warabi mochi even had Matcha powder kneaded into it! The Matcha powder consisted of Matcha green tea powder and Kinako (roasted bean powder). High quality Uji Matcha from Kyoto was used, so the Matcha was properly bitter. The Mochi was sweet, a good pairing that enhanced the bitter Matcha.

The Warabi Mochi itself was soft and difficult to lift out of the cup.
It melted in my mouth. So good!

Warabi Mochi is my favorite out of traditional Summer sweets.
If you are into Matcha, you will appreciate the astringency and bitterness of this Matcha dessert for sure.

Uji Matcha Warabi Mochi[Description]
Uji Matcha Warabi Mochi[Description]