A New Sensation for the Summer! Sponge Cake Shaved Ice

Kakigori (shaved ice) is a typical sweet for the hot summer season in Japan. This summer, there is a brand new type of kakigori on the market! Read on to find out exactly what this new sponge cake kakigori is, and where you can get it!


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Kihachi Cafe’s branches in Hibiya Chanter and Atré Urawa are now selling their new limited edition Strawberry Sponge Cake Kakigori Topped With Fluffy Cream!


Kakigori is thinly shaved ice topped with flavored syrup. It is a traditional summer food in Japan, and is often seen at places like summer festivals.

Custard cream, sponge cake, and vanilla ice cream are generously topped with 6 types of fruit (mango, pineapple, kiwifruit, banana, blueberry, and raspberry) in this deliciously luxurious dessert. Kakigori of frozen strawberry sauce is placed on top of all this, which is then finished with some fresh cream and condensed milk. It really is something special!

As you get through the strawberry kakigori, all the flavors will start to mix together, creating a new, cold, and very enjoyable sensation. This delicious dessert really is ideal for the hot summer season!

Kihachi Cafe Hibiya Chanter

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Kihachi Cafe Atré Urawa

The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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