It seems that we’re entering dry season. For the past few weeks, the weather in Jakarta has been clear and sunny, accompanied with high humidity and warm air. Iced beverages and cold desserts are perfect companion to cool us down during this dry season.
As if answering the demand for delicious, refreshing drinks and desserts, these five dessert parlors launched new mango-based desserts that are perfect for hot weather. The sweet mango, combined with shaved ice, milk, and other ingredients make these desserts instantly become favorite among Jakarta’s foodies. We bet that you’ve seen the images of these desserts on your social media tab.
Are you curious? Here are 3 must try mango-based desserts in Jakarta:
King Mango is the pioneer of mango dessert trend in Jakarta. A cup of mango dessert from King Mango Thai consists of mango juice, mango puree, thick sweet cream in between and mango slices and mango sorbet topping. It comes in a large, tall cup that will definitely satisfy your craving to refreshing mango dessert. However if you are not a big eater/drinker, it is better to get one cup and share for two.
Ps: expect a long queue to get this hip drink!
Where to buy this:
- Neo Soho Mall Jakarta, LG, Jalan Letjen S. Parman Kav. 28 Tanjung Duren, West Jakarta
- Grand Indonesia Mall, West Mall, Lantai 3A, Jl. M. H. Thamrin No. 1, Thamrin, Jakarta
Go Mango is a relatively new dessert outlet in Jakarta. The mango dessert of Go Mango comes in the form of medium cup of mango juice with mango sorbet, whipped coconut milk, and cubes of sweet mango. Compared to the one from King Mango, Go Mango puts generous amount of coconut milk which surprisingly balances the overall taste.
If you want to try this dessert, make sure you come around noon as it is sold fast!
Where to get this:
Bintaro Jaya Xchange Mall CBD, Lantai Upper Ground, Jl. Boulevard Bintaro Jaya, Pondok Aren, Tangerang
Mango Mango is also a newcomer in the mango dessert trend. The menu of Mango Mango is similar to King Mango and Go Mango: mango juice with thick coconut cream and shaved mango ice. There are also cubes of sweet mango on top. If you want the less-calorie version, you can order the drink without coconut cream.
Where to get this:
- St Moritz Mall (Lippo Mall Puri) 2nd floor, Jalan Puri Indah Boulevard Blok U1 Puri, West Jakarta
Which mango drink are you most interested in trying? Tell us in the comment section below!