Saturday, 31 March 2012

Ais Kacang @ Awiet Corner in Larkin Bomba, Johor Bahru, Malaysia


Awiet Corner at the food centre near Larkin Bomba just beside the fire station is famous for its cold desserts, especially its ais kacang special.

This is Awiet Corner's RM4 Special. Isn’t this irresistible, especially on hot sizzling days in humid, tropical Johor?

On top of the little mount of shaved ice were two scoops of vanilla ice cream. Over the ice cream and ice mountain, they drizzled chocolate syrup and dropped a few roasted peanuts.

Ice Kacang can be found everywhere in Malaysia and Singapore but only in Johor will you find delicious melted chocolate topping over it.

The ice mountain itself was doused with rose syrup, evaporated milk and gula Melaka.

Buried underneath the mountain of ice were boiled red beans, creamy sweet corn, grass jelly and attap seeds.

The ice mountain crumbled rather quickly even under the cool shade of Larkin Bomba food centre – the heat attacking it from top and me stabbing its underside with my plastic spoon digging for treasures inside. Attacked from the top and bottom, the ice kacang was soon reduced to a sweet concoction of rose and chocolate syrup, soft sweet corn, gula Melaka, evaporated milk and melted vanilla ice cream. We were given a straw to drink up this multi-flavoured sweet mixture.

Restaurant name: Awiet Corner @ Medan Selera Larkin Bomba
Address: Next to Larkin Bomba fire station off Jalan Tun Abdul Razak
GPS: 1.485632,103.749389
Hours: daily

Date visited: 20 Mar 2012


  1. Awiet Corner one of the famous ice kacang in JB. I'm suggesting to try ice kacang in Taman Ungku Tun Aminah. The shop is near to KFC Taman Ungku Tun Aminah.


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