See: This is the world’s most expensive ice cream at a price of 5.5 lakhs

See: This is the world's most expensive ice cream at a price of 5.5 lakhs

Ice cream is undoubtedly one of our favorite summer treats. Just one bite of this sweet chilled treat can refresh our senses and soothe our taste buds. From Belgian chocolate to bubble gum, there are all kinds of delicious ice cream flavors available on the market today. But can you imagine paying over 5 lakhs for your favorite ice cream scoop? Believe it or not, there is such an ice cream flavor that has set a new Guinness World Record. An ice cream named ‘Byakuya’ by Japanese ice cream brand Cellato has been awarded the title of most expensive ice cream by Guinness.
Watch the full video of the making of this ice cream here:

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“The most expensive ice cream made by OMER in Japan,” read the caption of the Guinness World Records video. The ice cream is made with edible gold leaf, white truffle and natural cheeses. The white truffles used in the ice cream are grown in Alba, Italy and priced at 2 million yen (approx. Rs 12 lakh) each. kg. Other expensive ingredients used in the ice cream include Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and sake rennet, a leftover from sake production. The most expensive ice cream costs a whopping 873,400 yen or $6,696, which is around Rs 5.54 lakh.
The idea behind this ice cream was to fuse Japanese and European ingredients together in the form of ice cream, as per Guinness. The Japanese company Cellato, which created this dish, said the robust aroma of white truffle fills your mouth and nose along with the complex and fruity flavor of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. In addition, the sake carrier completes the wonderful taste experience.

The most expensive ice cream is made by a Japanese company. Photo credit: Guinness World Records

“It took us over 1.5 years to develop, with a lot of trial and error to get the flavor right. To achieve a Guinness World Records title made the effort all worth it,” a Cellato representative told Guinness World Records.
What did you think of this most expensive ice cream? Would you like to try this sumptuous treat? Tell us in the comments.

About Aditi AhujaAditi loves talking to and meeting like-minded foodies (especially the kind who like veg momos). Plus points if you get her bad jokes and sitcom references, or if you recommend a new place to eat.

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