[PHOTOS] This Cafe In Subang Jaya Lets You Eat Ice Cream Out Of A Fish!

The latest trend in Korean-inspired desserts definitely can't swim... but they sure are good to eat!

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Bingsu, Jipangi ice cream, soft serve ice cream with honeycomb toppings... these are just a few Korean-inspired desserts that have made its way to Malaysia in recent years

From left: Strawberry Bingsu from Caffe Bene, J-shaped ice cream from Jipangi, and soft serve ice cream from Milkcow.

Image via Instagram: artid / Jipangi Malaysia's Facebook / Milkcow Malaysia's Facebook

The latest trend that's making waves in the local food scene is the bungeoppang-inspired fish-shaped waffle cone filled with ice cream and other goodies, courtesy of a newly-opened dessert parlour in Subang Jaya called Cafe Aboong

A bungeoppang, or fish bun, is a Korean pastry with an Azuki red bean filling sold as a snack by open-air food vendors throughout Korea during hot summer. It is similar to the Japanese fish-shaped taiyaki.

Cafe Aboong and the prosperity fish-shaped waffle cone dessert originated from South Korea. The dessert chain has expanded to the rest of the Asian region, namely China, Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Thailand. Its first Malaysian branch, situated in SS15, Subang Jaya, opened its doors in December 2015.

Yoghurt ice cream, topped with a chocolate-coated fruit skewer, chocolate drizzle, and cereal bits.

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Soft serve yoghurt ice cream is served in a carp-shaped waffle cone, paired with a chocolate-covered fruit skewer and topped with some chocolate drizzle, cereal bits, and/or cookie crumbs. What's more, the bottom of the cone is stuffed with a sweet filling!

The structure of the bungeoppang-inspired dessert.

Image via Cafe Aboong

Priced at RM10 for a regular-shaped cone (RM12 for a large), that's pretty worth it! Plus, you can opt for mango flavoured ice cream (additional RM1) apart from the original flavour.

Mango-flavoured yoghurt ice cream (left) and original flavour (right).

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As for the filling, you can choose one out of three varieties - red bean, custard cream, and Nutella (additional RM1)

During the festive season and approaching special occasions, Cafe Aboong rolled out additional toppings such as Pocky sticks and chocolate-flavoured cones, so that's something different to look forward to!

Christmas and New Year special: Yoghurt and mango ice cream served in a cone with Nutella filling, paired with strawberry Pocky sticks and chocolate-coated fruit skewer, topped with Oreo crumbles and chocolate drizzle.

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The Valentine's special: Yoghurt ice cream served in a chocolate-flavoured waffle cone paired with a love letter and chocolate-coated marshmallows, and topped with sprinkles and chocolate drizzle.

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Additionally, the cafe also serves coffee and a variety of refreshing drinks to wash down your sweet, hot-and-cold dessert with

Are your sweet tooth cravings ignited yet? Pay a visit to Cafe Aboong in the address below:

Address: 49 (Ground floor), Jalan SS15/8A, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours: 11.00am to 11.00pm daily.

Contact Details: Call 017-628 5608 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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UPDATE: Aboong has opened two more outlets in Sri Petaling and Penang!

Address: 16-1, Jalan Radin Bagus 8, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur.
Opening Hours: 11.00am to 11.00pm daily.

Address: Lot 3F-09, Queensbay Mall, 100 Persiaran Indah, 14300 Bayan Lepas, Penang.
Opening Hours: 10.30am to 10.30pm daily.

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