Mint Chocolate Lovers, Make Sure You Visit These Shops in Japan

Indulge your sweet tooth!

In Japan, mint chocolate is still growing in popularity. Here we introduce you to a muffin shop and a chocolate specialty store where pastry chefs create lovely mint chocolate concoctions!

3-1-8, Kugenuma Kaigan, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa
Contact: +81-466-53-3007
Open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
How to get there: It’s 1 minute away from Kugenuma Kaigan Station.

is a cute-looking muffin shop. From the owner’s love towards chocolate mint, she started her own muffin shop. Other than two chocolate mint muffins, they sell 12 IG-worthy muffins, including one that looks like an ice cream!

Chocolate & Mint Love Muffin, Cookie & Mint Chocolate Muffin (¥378 each)

Chocolate & Mint Love Muffin
, mint-flavored dough topped with mint chocolate, uses Andes Chocolate. The melted chocolate soaks into the dough, and has an exquisite taste! The Cookie & Mint Chocolate Muffin (¥378) returned to the menu for the first time in five years. A bitter chocolate cookie and a moist mint flavor are a best combination.

KIBIYA Bakery Main Store
5-34, Onarimachi, Kamakura city, Kanagawa
Contact: +81-467-22-1862
Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Thursdays to Sundays, the cafe is open until 3:30 p.m.

KIBIYA Bakery is located in the back streets of Onarimachi.

is a popular bakery that offers 30 types of bread made from homemade yeast, Japanese wheat, whole wheat flour, rye, natural salt, and water. Since their breads are mostly additive-free, they’re popular with healthy foodies. Our tip: Visit the shop in the afternoon when various breads will be displayed. 

KIBIYA Bakery’s Chocolate Mint Scone

The Chocolate Mint Scone
(¥200) is a favorite with a crispy outer layer and moist inner layer.

Even for those who haven’t had chocolate mint before, we highly recommend you to enjoy these stores’ high-quality chocolate mint sweets.

Provided by Yokohama Walker™, Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™ (8 August 2018)

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