Good day fellow Johorean foodies! Don’t you guys think that the scorching hot weather right here in Johor is unbearable? Don’t you sometimes wish you can escape the heat by indulging in some earthy desserts? Well, today, we’re back again with a curation of the 10 Best Matcha Desserts right here in JB. Talk about soothing our throats from the heat. Ready?
1. Kafuka Cafe & Music Studio
The very first spot on our list of 10 Best Matcha Desserts in JB is this quaint little cafe, Kafuka Cafe & Music Studio. As the name suggests, this spot is a combo of a cafe and a music studio so if you’re looking to hone the inner music skills in you, Kafuka is perfect for you. The Matcha desserts here include Matcha Red Bean Cheese, Matcha Red Bean Pancake, Matcha Burnt Cheesecake as well as Matcha Pandan Chiffon cake. If you love cakes and consider yourselves an avid lover of all-things Matcha, then Kafuka must be on your list. Also, there are 2 friendly cats roaming around the cafe so extra points on stress relievers.
Address: 16A, Jalan Bendahara 12, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, 81300 Skudai, Johor Operating Hours: 12.30PM – 10PM (Sun-Wed) | 12.30PM – 11PM (Fri&Sat) | Closes on Thurs Social Media: Facebook
This next cafe has a total of 3 branches across Johor and let us tell you one thing; the mascot is super adorable. Alright onto the Matcha desserts here; the crispy waffles with Uji Matcha ice cream is highly commendable and it’s definitely one that you gotta try before walking out of the door. It’s not often that we can savour crispy thin waffles and moreover, this comes with creamy Matcha ice cream as well as a generous dollop of adzuki paste. Wait, there’s more. There’s also Matcha white chocolate cream for us to dip our crunchy waffles into before devouring it. Cake lover will rejoice knowing there’s Matcha chiffon cake here too!
Address: J5-19, Johor Bahru City Square, 108, Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor. | 10AM – 10PM (Opens Daily) Lot 16-01, Laman Niaga Sunway Persiaran Medini 3 Sunway Iskandar Bandar, Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor | 8AM – 8PM (Opens Daily) Social Media: Facebook
3. Sorella Cafe
Most cafes expertise in serving a good deal of either Matcha cakes or waffles but here at Sorella, there are Matcha Swiss rolls! Swiss rolls are a simpler version of cakes (maybe in terms of savouring them) but trust us, they’re really delicious! In the event whereby you’re looking for more than just desserts, then Sorella Cafe can cater to your needs too. This is because aside from their creative and delicious dessert menu, they also have main courses that will leave you drooling.
Address: 48, Jalan Indah 28/1, Taman Bukit Indah, Iskandar Puteri, Johor Bahru Operating Hours: 9AM – 10PM (Closes on Monday) Social Media: Facebook
4. Umami Softserve
If you guys are paying attention, you’ll know that one essential form of Matcha dessert is missing. Yup, it’s none other than Matcha Ice Cream! This is why the very next spot is Umamai Softserve; which specialises in all things Matcha and Softserve. Here at Umami Softserve, you can either go for the most basic form of Matcha cone. Or perhaps, you can also top it up a notch by opting for the Matcha Parfait. At the end of the day, you’ll get creamy, smooth and satisfyingly rich Uji Matcha ice cream at this spot that actually has a legit soft-serve game up their sleeves. Oh, and there’s also the Japanese Matcha Roll Cake that you definitely mist try.
Address: Paradigm Mall, Lot K01A, Level 2, Jalan Bertingkat Skudai, Taman Bukit Mewah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor Operating Hours: 10.30 AM to 10 PM (Opens Daily) Social Media: Facebook
5. Bev C Cafe
Suppose you wake up one fine morning and you have this craving for pies. Not just basic, typical pies but pies with unique flavours, what do you do? Well, simply head over to Bev C Cafe to try out their variety of unique pies. Of course, since we’re talking about all-things Matcha, then you definitely need to take a bite of the Matcha Pie. This Matcha Pie has a charcoal crust that we think, is simply unique. Also, you’ll feel extra cozy at this cafe as the interior setting is one that closely resembles a home. Craving for more Matcha delights? Then order their Matcha Latte and it will guarantee to satiate your cravings.
Address: 54, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, 80000, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.
Operating Hours: 11 AM – 8 PM (Tuesdays – Thursdays & Sundays) , 11 AM – 10 PM ( Fridays & Saturdays)
6. Maco Cafe & Bakery
The sixth spot to get delicious Matcha desserts is none other than Maco Cafe & Bakery. If you’re a regular cafe-hopper, then Maco Coffee is definitely no stranger to you. This cafe specialises in Mille Crepe Cakes and there are up to 20 different flavours for you to try out. The Mille Crepe Cake flavours include Musang King, Mango Marmalade, Chocolate Pudding and in line with the theme of our article; Matcha Adzuki Mille Crepe Cake. The layers of the crepe cake are perfectly stacked with fillings of red bean in between them. It’s foodie approved!
Address: 65, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/2, Taman Sutera Utama, 81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 11.30AM – 11PM (Mon-Thurs) | 11AM – 11.30PM (Fri-Sun) Social Media: Facebook
7. Creamery Boutique
We’re all no strangers to lava cakes where we have molten lava oozing out of cakes, giving us this warm and fuzzy feeling. Also, have you heard of lava cookies though? Instead of molten lava from cakes, you’ll get them oozing out of cookies instead. So, prepare for a thick and earthy Matcha lava oozing out of those Matcha Lave cookies! How cool and Instagrammable is that? This unique idea originated from Bangkok and the franchise stores have been following the homeland recipe as closely as possible to maintain authenticity.
Address: 33, Jalan Austin Heights 8/3, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 2 PM – 10 PM (Closes on Wednesdays)
8. Union Fashion Bar
The next spot on our list of the 10 Best Matcha Desserts in JB is UFB-Union Fashion Bar. UFB has a unique dining concept whereby it combines dining, dessert and bar all under one roof. Well this means that you can head over to UFB be it for a good meal, or maybe just for a drink. But remember to try out their Matcha Parfait which is aesthetically pleasing due to the combination of Matcha elements in one cup. The Matcha Parfait consists of frozen cheesecake, Matcha ice-cream, red beans, Panna Cotta and Matcha Kit Kat as topping.
Address: 24, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/4 Taman Sutera Utama, Johor Bahru Operating Hours: 11 AM – 12 AM (Opens Daily)
9. The Sugar Pantry
The pastry chef at this dessert joint has baking expertise from Le Gordon Bleu Paris and this says only one absolute fact: their pastries are top-notch quality. Placed beautifully in a glass panel, walking into the shop feels like you’re in an art gallery surrounded by masterpieces in the form of edible cakes. Doesn’t this make you feel like trying every item they have to offer? Well, if it still doesn’t sound convincing, you’d better check them out for yourselves. While you’re there, do give their Matcha Mont Blanc a go!
Address: 47, Jalan Molek 1/9, Taman Molek, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Operating Hours: 10 AM to 10 PM
10. My Liberica Coffee
Now that we’re at the final spot of the 10 Best Matcha Desserts in JB, let’s end it with My Liberica Coffee. This cafe has several branches across Malaysia and we’re glad that Johor has one too. The Matcha desserts here include Matcha Burnt Cheesecake and Matcha Parfait. If you have no idea which to order, we will highly recommend you guys to just try out both of them. Anyhow, there’s no such thing as too much Matcha right? So, feast yourselves with the Matcha delights here!
Address: 73, Jalan Molek 3/10, Taman Redang, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 10:30AM – 6:30PM (Mon-Thurs) | 12PM – 10PM (Fri-Sun)
Social Media: Facebook
Coming to an end of our Matcha-licious journey, which one of the 10 Matcha desserts in JB are you tempted to try? How about save this list up and go accordingly? We guarantee there’s no regret in doing so! Well foodies, till next time then! 😎
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