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The best green tea desserts in KL

Time to mix and matcha

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Time Out KL editors
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Crazy for matcha? Check out all the varie-tea of green tea desserts you should have right now including molten cakes, parfaits, soft serve ice cream and even green tea butter.

  • Restaurants
  • Cafés
  • Sunway
  • price 2 of 4

A warm, gooey matcha cream filling gushes out of this elegant architecture when you pry it open with a fork. Softcore gives the dessert a luscious upgrade with a side of red bean paste, candied calamansi and homemade vanilla ice cream topped with a sesame tuile.
Softcore, RM18.95

  • Restaurants
  • Cafés
  • Damansara

Go back to basics with a matcha soft serve – the cone of aromatic, nuanced, slightly astringent swirls with a creamy finish will cool you down in no time. We recommend toppings: chocolate chips, red bean or shiratama are good choices.
Tsujiri, RM8.90

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  • Restaurants
  • Japanese
  • Mid Valley City
  • price 2 of 4

If done right, a parfait achieves an otherworldly texture somewhere between cream and cloud. Better, Nana’s version is enhanced with several components: a layer of kanten jelly, matcha syrup, vanilla soft serve, corn flakes, red bean paste, and the crowning glory, delicious gateaux.
Nana’s Green Tea, RM25.90

  • Restaurants
  • Japanese
  • Bukit Bintang
  • price 2 of 4

At specialty green tea shop Matcha Hero Kyoto, the iced matcha cream latte made from Kyoto-based Marukyu- Koyamaen’s matcha powder is a mildly sweet and smooth brew that will convert coffee drinkers.
Matcha Hero Kyoto, RM13.80

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