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Have you ever looked at a soft serve and thought, ‘wow, you look boring.’
Me neither. But after seeing these crazy cool ice cream cones, I’m re-thinking soft serve style.
Traditional milk soft serves are smooth and scrumptious on their own, but featuring a real 24k gold topping? Don’t mind if we do.
Ok, I’m in love.
A specialty from Kanazawa in Japan, these famous soft serves come with an edible delicate sheet of gold and are sold at so-called ‘Hakuichi’ stores. The city is known for its gold leaf all across the country, and the ice cream is truly a treat for locals and visitors alike.
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Meet the famous milk soft serve with edible 24K gold layer from Hakuichi Kanazawa! Not usually a big fan of milky ice cream, but short to say this was one of THE BEST milk soft serve that I've ever had! Perfect creaminess with rich milk flavor and served with this crispy cone, should I say 24 Karat magic in the Winter? 🍦🍦🍦@cathaypacificid @jntoid #eatandtreatsjapan #lifewelltravelled #jntoid #ayokejepang2017 #wanderwitheatandtreats #hakuichi
The soft serve is made just like any other, with a fragile and fabulous leaf of gold placed very carefully onto the ice cream with the help of special tweezers.
The soft milk flavour combined with that crispy cone and glamourous topping make for a beautiful snack in your hand and on your Instagram as well as in your belly after you eat seven of them in a row. One cone will usually set you back around $8, but the feeling of holding the most Hollywood glam/dripping gold/treasure chest ice cream in the world? Priceless.
As for the taste? There’s only one way to find out…
(But we’re guessing, pretty darn fab.)
24 Karat Magic in my moouuthhhh