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Dessert Overhaul: Kakigori, MIRU, Haraju Cube, New Chapter by The Owls Cafe, Whimsical Gelateria Caffe

So yes, it has been past a year since the last post, which I highly doubt if anyone would still read this blog. A year past, and of course I was busy on the hunt for good food, and what better way to celebrate the return, than to write a post on desserts!

Every girl's dream is to continue having desserts without getting fat, and we would always have a so called "second" stomach just for desserts.

Review based on three types of desserts : Honey Toast , Kakigori and Waffles!

I never knew what Honey Toast was all about, until I decided to try it out while the "hype" was still going on.

Hojicha Honey Toast @ Haraju Cube, Empire Damansara
True Story: When I first visited Haraju Cube, I ordered the Matcha Honey Toast and did not like it because I thought the toast was soggy as the ice cream were melting. But little did I know, I practically ate the Honey Toast wrongly as there was supposed to be a technique on how to eat it. My friend brought me to Haraju Cube the second time and taught me how to eat. This time, it was Hojicha Honey Toast, and boy! It was great! I loved every bite of it, especially the subtle taste from the ice cream. Would give this a thumbs up! But! The price is on the higher side, expect to spend at least 30 bucks when you visit Haraju Cube. (portions are big too)

Haraju Cube : ✮✮✮✮✰
Haraju Cube @ Empire Damansara
Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 11am-11pm (Friday & Saturday close at 12am)

Matcha Honey Toast @ MIRU dessert, Damansara Uptown
Decided to try MIRU as my other friends believe MIRU serves better Honey Toast as compared to Haraju Cube. One of the perks for dining in MIRU is that they serve a mini version of Honey Toast (as per picture above), rather than a full serving of Honey Toast (which I believe can be shared among 3-4 people). Ordered the Mini Matcha Honey Toast. Honestly, if you love butter, then this is the place because the toast itself is filled with butter (the toast was practically covered in yellow, oozing butter as you take your bite). I personally felt the butter was way too overpowering the actual Honey Toast. (the toast is softer than Haraju Cube, but perhaps it was because of the overflow of butter).

MIRU Dessert Cafe: ✮✮✰✰✰
MIRU Dessert Cafe @ Damansara Uptown
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 12pm-11pm (Friday & Saturday close at 12am)

Rebecca Waffle @ New Chapter by The Owls Cafe, Calvary Convention Center, Bukit Jalil
 For someone who lives about 40mins from Bukit Jalil, and would travel all the way to Bukit Jalil for waffles, I had high expectation. Walked in the place and it was filled with waffle lovers everywhere, felt like I've walked into a whole new dimension of waffle world. Service was quick, but do note there's a church there, so Sunday afternoon is not an ideal time to go. Ordered one of their best sellers: Rebecca. Hands down, one of the best waffles! The waffle isn't soggy, it was crunchy, fruits were fresh, and their homemade Earl Grey ice cream was to die for! 

Apparently this isn't their first branch, as their first branch is called The Owls Cafe which is also situated in Bukit Jalil. Have yet to try there, but I heard environment at Calvary Convention Center is nicer.

New Chapter by The Owls Cafe: ✮✮✮✮✮
New Chapter by The Owls Cafe, Calvary Convention Center, Bukit Jalil
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 10am-10pm (Friday & Saturday close at 11pm, Sunday opens at 11am)

Waffle with Two Scoops Ice Cream @ Whimsical Gelateria Caffe, Publika KL
Another waffle post! I love the ice cream in Whimsical, which never fails to disappoint. Had the Jackfruit and Matcha Raspberry, both were equally good but the waffles were a big letdown. Note to self to never order their waffles ever again. The waffles did not have any taste on its own, and it feels mushy rather than crisp. Do go for their ice cream though!

Whimsical Gelateria Caffe: ✮✮✮✰✰
Whimsical Gelateria Caffe @ Publika Solaris Dutamas
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 11am-11pm (Friday & Saturday close at 12am)

Hojicha Kakigori @ Kakigori, Taman Paramount
Honestly, I have no words for this. I'm not sure where they hype for this came about, or when it came about, but I tried this so called Japanese version of "ABC", or Japanese version of "Bingsu", it wasn't great at all. Don't be deceived by the looks of it, the outer taste was great, no doubt, but that's just about it. After the outer layer, inside was just pure plain ice (even after pouring the side "sauce" they gave, it doesn't commensurate with the amount of ice, making it plain ice, but paying a hefty price for it). 

Kakigori: ✮✰✰✰✰
Kakigori @ Taman Paramount
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 2pm-11pm, Saturday & Sunday 1pm-11pm

Note: This post is based on personal opinion, thus it may not be the same as yours. Indulge at your own discretion.


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