Japanese Taiyaki and Mint Chocolate Fusion Desserts That You Must Try

10.June.2019 | FEATURES / FOOD

Mint chocolate is gradually taking over the streets of Japan. Now, you can enjoy a Japanese take on mint chocolate at the Tai Parfait & Tai Parfait Café. This is a fusion of the western favorite mint chocolate and the traditional Japanese sweet Taiyaki. Taiyaki is a sweet dough shell shaped like the Tai fish which is usually filled with a sweet filling such as red bean paste or custard. 

Choco Mint Tai Pancake: ¥1,500 (Sold at: Yokohama Tai Parfait Cafe)

The bitter chocolate tai shell is filled with minty cream and whipped cream and garnished with a beautiful scoop of mint chocolate ice cream. This is finished off with a generous drizzle of chocolate sauce, sprinkles of crushed chocolate cookie, crushed mint jelly and a creamy sandwich cookie. ♪

Choco Mint Dolce Drink: ¥550 (Sold at: Yokohama Tai Parfait Cafe)

A refreshing cup of mint chocolate milk topped with minty whipped cream, crushed chocolate cookie pieces and a round, creamy sandwich cookie.

Choco Mint Tai Parfait: ¥500 (Sold at: All Tai Parfait cafés)

The cacao shell of the taiyaki is filled with rich and luxurious chocolate. This is topped with minty whipped cream, marshmallows, a creamy sandwich cookie. ♪


These cute drinks and desserts are a unique fusion of western ice cream and traditional Japanese taiyaki that are so worth trying if you’re in Japan!