Where to find Asian-inspired ice cream in Toronto

Asian-inspired ice cream has taken Toronto by storm. With tropical sorbets, robust teas, savoury sesames and more, these treats are worth sampling and scooping to your heart’s content. This isn’t a chocolate and vanilla kind of roundup, so try something new next time you’re craving a frozen, creamy and oh-so-decadent dessert. [Image credit: iStock.com/AnnaPustynnikova]


147 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1C5

Tsujiri is a Japanese brand with over 155 years in the tea business. Expanding to Toronto, Tsujiri is now known for its matcha soft serve, floats, shaved ice and sundaes. The matcha is guaranteed to impress, with a strong, bold flavour that true green tea lovers will adore. The house specialty is the Tsujiri sundae – matcha soft serve layered with roasted rice bits, red bean paste, and mochi balls all topped with a pink cookie made with Sakura flowers.

Put A Cone On It Ltd

633 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6G 1K8

Hojicha, red bean, black sesame, matcha, and more – this Koreatown ice cream café offers classic Asian ice cream flavours and experimental delights. On the sorbet side, mango, guava and kalamansi evoke the tropics of Southeast Asia with tart, sweet and extra fruity flavours. The café is bright and Put A Cone On It stocks a number of Japenese treats, cookies and candies to pair with your scoop of choice.

Uncle Tetsu's Japanese Cheesecake

596 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 1M5

Attached to the original Uncle Tetsu’s, this offshoot serving up matcha-infused soft serve is becoming a hot topic amoung cool-treat enthusiasts in TO. The mirror opposite to Uncle Tetsu’s, the matcha shop is decorated in green, celebrating the rich, robust flavours of green tea in cheesecakes, smoothies and the aforementioned, not to be missed, matcha soft serve. Try it on its own or twisted with cream-flavoured soft serve.

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