Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

You know how sometimes you take the lid off a container of ice cream, and you can see a face? This is kind of like that.

Picture: Makoto Asano

As noted on Spoon & Tamago, Makoto Asano takes this further by carving funny characters in the ice cream using those disposable ice cream spoons. The resulting sculptures are deliciously cute.

From this:

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Into this:

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Or a more simple one:

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Asano says his hobby is "making ice cream laugh." Ice cream isn't the only one laughing here. I am too. Ha ha!

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Some of these were done with limited-edition Häagen-Dazs.

Below are before and after photos:

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

No, that's not dirt. It's kinako.

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

Japanese Ice Cream Face Art

Picture: Makoto Asano

If you like Asano's art or are just really, really into ice cream, you can follow him on Instagram.


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