Calpis Marshmallows

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Hello!   After I finished the last of my Japanese Kit Kats, I delved back into my OyatsuBox for another item I had been longing to try – the Calpis Marshmallows.

Calpis Marshmallows - Famous in Japan

Calpis Marshmallows

$1.32 – Candysan

When I opened the packet for the first time, I was greeted with the lovely scent of sweet marshmallows.  It wasn’t overwhelming in the slightest; it was subtle and made me very excited to dig in.

The marshmallows are so soft and light; not at all like the heavy, stodgy versions we have here in England.   In terms of the taste, they taste just like a regular marshmallow.  However, what really sets these particular marshmallows apart from the others is the filling inside.  The filling is meant to be the flavour of the Calpis soda drink.  I haven’t tried the drink myself but hopefully regular readers will remember that I tried the gummy version of the drink.  After eating a few marshmallows to test this claim, I could taste the similarity between these and the Calpis Soda Gummies.  Unlike those gummies, this filling has an added sweet zing that is more enjoyable to eat.  The flavour of the Soda Gummies was more of a milky-sweet taste that got sickly – fast!

Calpis Marshmallows - Famous in Japan

I think these have to be the best marshmallows I’ve ever tried.  These marshmallows are so addictive that I ate the entire packet in a day without even noticing.  I just couldn’t keep my mitts out of the packet!  I need to get those greedy mitts on some more.   I can see the Calpis Marshmallows haunting my dreams the same way Meiji Meltykiss chocolate does.  *sighs*

Dannie x

I received the Calpis Marshmallows in an OyatsuBox but sadly I cannot find them for sale on OyatsuCafe.  I am hopeful that they will be sold on there in the near future but for the time being I have included the link to the Candysan website.  I personally haven’t ordered from this website before but I think others have without complaint.

January 18, 2015
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  • Reply Jessica Edmunds

    Oh my god I love marshmallows with fillings and am super intrigued to taste these now, man you make me wanna spend spend spend haha xx

    January 18, 2015 at 3:58 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      But they’re so goooood <3

      February 12, 2015 at 7:50 pm
  • Reply Alice Grace

    These sound delicious. I’m obsessed with marshmallows! You definitely make me wanna try all Japanese, sweet treats!


    January 18, 2015 at 6:46 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      Oooh! You should try these then :D x

      February 12, 2015 at 7:49 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    Ohhh I’ve always wanted to try these but have been a bit of a chicken in doing so :’D definitely going to ask my penpal for a packet! Also I know you can get them on C: I can send you a referral link if you want?

    January 18, 2015 at 8:07 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      I need to get through my hoard of snacks first! But I will definitely be getting more :D x

      February 12, 2015 at 7:49 pm
  • Reply Hannah

    I think I’ll have to pick a packet up at some point – you’re going to cost me, Daniella! haha :)

    If you said they taste like Marshmallows back in the UK, I’d have said no automatically but now I’m curious x

    January 18, 2015 at 8:10 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      Oh no! :D
      I really miss them! <3

      February 12, 2015 at 7:49 pm
  • Reply Kel

    Marshallows are my favourite :)

    January 18, 2015 at 8:36 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      Excellent >:D x

      February 12, 2015 at 7:45 pm
  • Reply Corinne

    I’ve never had marshmallow with stuff inside, it sounds delicious!

    Corinne x

    January 19, 2015 at 9:20 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      They were so gooood :( x

      February 12, 2015 at 7:45 pm
  • Reply Sami Spoon

    I;m glad to hear that these are nice!
    Have you tried the Calpis drink before? The Asian Supermarket in Leeds sometimes stocks it
    I’ve only tried it once and I hated it but I’ve tried some nice Calpis candies now so I might try it again
    (I forgot to get some in Japan, derp!)

    January 21, 2015 at 10:32 pm
    • Reply Danniella Josephine

      I forgot about that supermarket!
      I’m not sure if I would try it, I thought the sweets were really sickly.
      I miss these marshmallows so much :((((

      February 12, 2015 at 7:42 pm

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