“Gion Anon Kyoto” located in Kyoto City is a legendary shop that sells cakes using anko or Japanese red bean paste.
One of their newest products “An Eclair” which sells for 270 Yen is intentionally made to show the difference in the quality of anko they have with other stores.This cake is made from an earlier famous choux cream dough.
By refining the previous version, choux cream is formed elongated like a liquid cake to make it easier to eat. At the top is given the cookie dough layer to produce crisp eclair skin.
The contents are made from red beans and whipped cream, both of which are produced by Hokkaido. The chocolate layer on the top of the cake is made using matcha from the famous Kyoto tea shop “Marukyu-Koyamaen” and chocolate from Belgium.
As a final touch, the cake is given a sprinkling of gold powder to add an elegant “Japanese” impression.Kyoto Gion Anon in Kyoto City, Japan is a legendary shop that sells cakes using anko or Japanese red bean paste.
Kyoto Gion Anon in Kyoto City, Japan is a legendary store that sells cakes using anko or Japanese red bean paste / ohayojepang.kompas.com
All cakes are made one by one by hand so that they are only sold in very limited quantities, which is 30 cakes per day.
It’s best to arrive early if you want to taste this cake! Cakes can also be taken home.But remember, this cake can only last for one day.