We’ve all given up on our new year resolution to diet by now, right? Well, if you have, then have I got a pair of treats for you.
The hot pies at McDonald’s remain one of the strongest dessert offerings on the fast-food menu, but the question remains: Do you go for the fruit or chocolate option? Well, the latest pie at McDonald’s in Japan lets you have both.
The Zurui Choco Ichigo Pie (¥130 after tax) packs warm strawberry filling and milk chocolate cream together in a crispy pink pastry. It’s incredibly sweet, still the flavors work well together.
Some vanilla ice cream could dilute the sweetness of the pie, but you’ll likely pass on that old staple when you see Baskin-Robbins’ new flavor: Happy Butter Almond.
Inspired by a flavor popular in South Korea, a single scoop (¥390 after tax for regular size) features a creamy combination of butter-nut ice cream, honey ribbons and caramelized almonds to add a crunchy texture. It’s only being sold this March — you can start the diet back up again in April.
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