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8 More Must-Tries for the Matcha Mad

Not all that’s good for you should taste bad.

| April 19, 2017

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8 More Must-Tries

for the Matcha Mad

By Therese Aseoche

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After seeing all the crazed reactions to Starbucks Japan’s exclusive matcha pudding cups, it seems the craving for green tea flavored anything is still strong as ever. Everywhere, restaurants and dessert shops are still churning out sweet treats infused with this distinct flavor. We’ve curated a list before of matcha must-tries; here are a few more you should seek out!

Thick Toast Green Tea Nutella at UCC Clockwork

PHP 340
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Ever had those moments when you want to order a whole cake for yourself, but you’re scared people would criticize you? Just have this sinfully indulgent block of warm green tea toast topped with vanilla ice cream and drizzled with chocolate syrup — it’ll feel like the same thing without the judgement.

 

Matcha Green Tea-ramisu at Ooma

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PHP 195
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If you’re one of those who can’t handle too much of the intense flavors of tiramisu, then Ooma’s tiny cup of its matcha-infused dessert will suit your palate just fine. It balances the tastes of rum and coffee without the overpowering aftertaste, and the hint of green tea becomes an added kick. It’s perfect for an after-meal pick-me-up!

 

Matcha Cheesecake at Soru Izakaya

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Via Booky

PHP 220
GF, 140 Maginhawa Street, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City
(+632) 246 90 69 ext:904 | Facebook, Instagram
Open Monday to Thursday from 11 A.M. to 11 P.M., Friday to Saturday from 11 A.M. to 2 A.M., Sunday from 11 A.M. to 12 A.M.

Sure, you can get matcha cheesecake in a lot of places now, but that doesn’t make Soru Izakaya’s any less worthwhile. It’s satisfyingly delectable and great for sharing with your bae.

 

Matcha Kakigori at Ikigai Kakigori

PHP 210 (Solo), PHP 270 (Sharing)
POS Building, Scout Madriñan Street Corner Tomas Morato, South Triangle, Tomas Morato, Quezon City
(+ 63) 999 470 4749, (+632) 372 13 41 | Facebook, Instagram
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 NN to 10 P.M.

In need of something cold to beat the summer heat? Ikigai Kakigori’s best-selling Matcha Kakigori should be your go-to for a much-needed brain freeze. Its serving size is huge too, so you’ll definitely get a lot of bang for your buck!