Sweets and Dessert Drinks that will Perk Up Your Valentine’s Day

DORA-YAKI Japanese pancake sendwich

DORA-YAKI Japanese pancake sendwich

The Brooklyn Ball Factory Hell’s Kitchen, which opened in November 2016, offers Dora-yaki, Japanese mini pancake sandwiches stuffed with anko (sweet paste made or bean or potato). Traditionally, dora-yaki is stuffed with red bean paste, but they added more creative flavors to their lineups, such as matcha green tea flavored anko, flat mochi rice anko, Japanese sweet potato paste anko, cream cheese anko, and chocolate anko.

Brooklyn Ball Factory Hell’s Kitchen | 729 8th Ave., (bet. 45th & 46th Sts.), New York, NY 10036 | TEL: 646-882-3829 | www.bkballfactory.com

EGG BOLO Cookies

EGG BOLO Cookies

Egg Bolo, a traditional Japanese confection enjoyed over generations since 1953. The flavors of eggs and milk spread as Bolo quickly melts in your mouth. It comes in 16g snack pack, 50g and 70g, and the cute package gives off a nostalgic feel. It contains whole eggs and may not be suitable for young babies and children with allergies. The main ingredient is potato starch. The same signature flavor for the next 100 years to come.

IWAMOTO SEIKA | www.iwamotoseika.co.jp

Fuji Mountain Matcha Waffle

Fuji Mountain Matcha Waffle

KULU Desserts offers crepes, smoothies/coffee and Hong Kong style sweets. One of their best sellers is the Fuji Mountain waffle ($8.50). The waffle contains matcha and provides the best texture of crisp and soft. The matcha waffle goes wonderful with sweetened red bean, sweetened condensed milk, mochi, and matcha ice cream. You’ll make your tummy and heart happy with this sweet but healthy dessert.

KULU Desserts Manhattan | 123 W 3rd St., New York | KULU Desserts Brooklyn | 806 62nd St., Brooklyn | instagram facebook @kuludesserts

Mochi Coconut Cream Frozen Dessert

Mochi Coconut Cream Frozen Dessert

Imuraya’s Mochi Coconut Cream Frozen Dessert is an American inspired Japanese dessert which is made with non-dairy coconut frozen dessert wrapped in traditional Japanese mochi (pounded sweet rice). The product is diary-free, gluten-free, HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) free, soy free with no artificial color or tastes and comes in 5 delicious flavors; Mango, Salted Caramel, Strawberry, Yuzu Citrus and Chocolate.

IMURAYA USA | www.imuraya-group.com/english | instagram @Imuraya.usa | facebook mochicoconut

Pinky Rose Bubble Waffle

Pinky Rose Bubble Waffle

Always serving fresh, healthy and unique desserts, KULU Desserts suggests tasting the Pinky Rose waffle ($8.50). Made with actual rose petals, this adorable bubble waffle gives an elegant aroma and flavor of rose. The toppings include a generous amount of fresh strawberry and mango, strawberry ice cream, maple granola, maple syrup, and whipped cream. The soft waffle texture and the sweet elegant taste will melt your heart.

KULU Desserts Elmhurst | 86-55 Broadway, Elmhurst | KULU Desserts Flushing 37-06 Prince St., Flushing | instagram facebook @kuludesserts

Yawamochi Ice Dessert Cup

Yawamochi Ice Dessert Cup

Yawamochi is made of three layers (chewy and soft texture mochi, sweetened azuki bean paste and frozen dessert) and you can enjoy the Matcha (green tea) flavor and unique texture. It is possible for their mochi to keep its soft and elastic texture despite of frozen condition because of their manufacturing technology. They have sold more than 100 million Yawamochi-branded products since its debut in 2012.

IMURAYA USA | www.imuraya-group.com/english | instagram @Imuraya.usa

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