Have you tried Aldi ice cream? Aldi sells a variety of ice cream flavors and brands. You can even find mochi ice cream at Aldi.
What is mochi ice cream from Aldi?
Mochi ice cream is a modern twist on the traditional Japanese dessert. Small scoops of ice cream are wrapped in a layer of sweet mochi dough. It combines the chewy texture of mochi with the cold and creamy goodness of ice cream.
Mochi ice cream can be found at your local Aldi stores throughout the year. The mochi flavors may change throughout the year though. If it isn't at your local Aldi, check back during the summer months since mochi ice cream could be just a seasonal ice cream at your Aldi store.
Mochi ice cream comes frozen. You can find Aldi mochi ice cream balls in the freezer section. If it is a seasonal item at your Aldi store, it may be located in the freezer chests instead of the perimeter freezer doors.
Aldi mochi is sold under the brand name My/Mochi. It is not a private-label Aldi brand. Instead, My/Mochi is a well-known mochi ice cream brand that Aldi sells. Aldi's biggest private-label ice cream brand is Sundae Shoppe. Other stores like Walmart and Target also carry My/Mochi ice cream.
The Aldi My/Mochi ice cream packaging is a bright purple box with images of the mochi ice cream balls. It says:
My/Mochi Ice Cream
Premium Ice Cream in Sweet Rice Dough
Pillowy & Creamy
100 calories per piece
The current Aldi mochi ice cream flavors include sweet mango, strawberry, and cookies & cream.
Other My/Mochi ice cream flavors listed on the My/Mochi website include: double chocolate, vanilla bean, passion fruit, coffee, ube, strawberry with boba, cereal & milk, mint chocolate chip, horchata, s'mores, match green tea, dulche de leche, coconut, and guava.
6/2023 - Aldi mochi ice cream cost $5.49 per box for the My/Mochi brand of frozen mochi balls.
The ingredients in Aldi mochi ice cream balls are dependent on the mochi flavor. It is always important to double check the ingredient list on the exact package you plan to purchase since ingredients can change.
Some of the typical ingredients of the mochi ice cream include the below:
Mochi Dough Ingredients: Cane Sugar, Water, Sweet Rice Flour, Egg Whites, Corn Starch, Enzyme, Beet Juice Concentrate (Color), Citric Acid.
Strawberry mochi ingredients: Ice Cream Ingredients: Milk, Cream, Cane Sugar, Strawberry Puree (Sugar, Water, Strawberries, Natural Flavor, Citric Acid), Whey, Nonfat Dry Milk, Stabilizer (Guar Gum, Locust Bean Gum), Natural Flavor, Citric Acid, Beet Juice Concentrate (Color).
Mango mochi ingredients: Ice Cream Ingredients: Milk, Cream, Cane Sugar, Mango Puree (Sugar, Water, Mangos, Lemon Juice Concentrate, Natural Flavors, Annatto Extract [Color], Turmeric Extract [Color]), Whey, Nonfat Dry Milk, Stabilizer (Guar Gum, Locust Bean Gum), Annatto Extract (Color), Turmeric Extract (Color).
Cookies & cream ingredients: Ice Cream Ingredients: Milk, Cream, Cane Sugar, Chocolate Crème Cookie Pieces (Tapioca Flour, Rice Flour, Cane Sugar, Organic Powdered Sugar, Palm Oil, Cocoa Processed with Alkali, Organic Tapioca Syrup, Cassava Flour, Cocoa, Potato Flour, Sunflower Lecithin, Salt, Natural Vanilla Flavor, Xanthan Gum, Baking Soda), Whey, Nonfat Dry Milk, Natural Flavors, Stabilizer (Guar Gum, Locust Bean Gum).
The My/Mochi ice cream at Aldi is gluten-free. Some of the mochi ice cream flavors do not contain soy ingredients, but it is important to check the label.The product is made in the USA. According to the My/Mochi website, My/Mochi products are certified by OK Kosher and are non/GMO certified.
A quick search on the internet doesn't give much information about Aldi My/Mochi reviews. It appears that more people ask about mochi ice cream rather than stating a positive or negative opinion about the rice dough ice cream.
While mochi ice cream does contain ice cream, it is so hard to compare it to any traditional ice cream since it is covered in the sweet rice dough. How "good" it is appears to be a personal preference. In the United States, the sweet rice dough coating is a novel flavor and texture. Some people may not be used to it while other people may love the unusual taste and texture.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does Aldi mochi ice cream taste like?
Mochi ice cream is a fusion of chewy, sweet mochi dough and creamy ice cream. The mochi adds a subtle rice flavor and a soft, sticky texture, while the ice cream filling provides a familiar ice cream flavor. The different textures create a unique dessert.
Is mochi ice cream a traditional Japanese dessert?
Mochi itself is traditional Japanese dessert. However, mochi ice cream is not a traditional Japanese food. In fact, mochi ice cream was actually developed by Japaenese-American confectioner Frances Hashimoto in the United States in the 1990s. Since then, mochi ice cream has gained popularity both in Japan and internationally. It is now enjoyed in various countries around the world and is commonly associated with Japanese cuisine.
What are the most popular flavors of Aldi mochi ice cream?
According to the My/Mochi website, chocolate and vanilla mochi are the most popular mochi ice cream flavors in the United States. However, the most popular flavors of mochi ice cream really vary depending on the region and personal preferences. Matcha flavored mochi ice cream is probably considered the most classic mochi flavor. People associated mochi ice cream with Japan and matcha is a classic Japanese flavor with a slightly bitter and earthy taste.