Glico Pucchin Pudding: Best Japanese Puddings Vol.1

There are two pudding brands you should remember, in case you visit Japan, stop by a supermarket, and want some dessert.

They are what I bought several days ago, Glico Pucchin Pudding and Ohayo Jersey “Gyunyu (牛乳: meaning Milk)” Pudding.

Glico Pucchin Pudding Big & Ohayo Jersey Gyunyu Pudding

Glico Pucchin Pudding and Ohayo Jersey Milk Pudding are Japan’s top-selling pudding products, widely enjoyed by children and adults alike.

Today, for those who are interested in Japanese puddings, I will give you an overview of the former, and tomorrow I will do the latter.

Glico Pucchin Pudding (プッチンプリン)

Glico Pucchin Pudding

First, “Pucchin Pudding (プッチンプリン)” (Price: 140 yen or so/about 1.2 USD) is Japan’s most-loved pudding series from Glico, launched in 1972.

“Pucchin (プッチン)” in its name is derived from the sound emitted when you snap a little tab on the bottom of the cup to release its contents.

Pucchin Pudding from Glico

By doing so, the pudding is beautifully placed on the plate with its shape intact.

It is a chemical pudding hardened with gelling agents (agar, polysaccharide thickener), and thus, it takes on a firm jiggly texture.

Glico Pucchin Pudding Big

This one is so fresh with just the right amount of sweetness, and the combo with the thick, rich caramel sauce on top makes it peerless.

Glico Pucchin Pudding is definitely a must-try dessert, and its availability is the best of all Japanese pudding products.

Ingredients

Glico Pucchin Pudding Ingredients

Ingredients
 Sweetened condensed milk, Sugar, Vegetable fat, Butter, Skim milk powder, Roast sugar, Raw milk, Caramel syrup, Sweetened egg yolk, Salt, Agar, Polysaccharide thickener, Flavoring, Acidifier, Carotene pigment.

Nutrition Facts

Glico Pucchin Pudding Nutrition Facts Calories Lable

Nutritional Values per Cup (160 Grams)
Calories 223 kcal
Protein 2.7 g
Fat 11.2 g
Carbohydrates 27.9 g
Salt Equivalents 0.32 g

Tomo

Hi, I'm Tomo, a Japanese blogger living in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. For the purpose of enriching your life, I would like to introduce things about Japan on this blog, especially unique Japanese products, cooking recipes, cultures, and facts and trivia.

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