Summer is in full swing and that means ice cream! Cups, cones, pints or sundaes, ice cream has endless possibilities. Do you have a tried and true favorite flavor or are you on the lookout for new and exciting flavors? Sprinkles or nuts? So many questions. Here’s the scoop! This article will provide you with some of our favorite ice cream options
- Favorite store-bought ice creams
- Top ice cream toppings
- Best-loved frozen yogurt and ice cream shops
Favorite store-bought ice cream
If you are in the mood for simple, delicious homemade ice cream, look no further than Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla. Blue Bell Creamery’s most popular ice cream and with good reason. It is amazing on it’s own or with hot apple pie or peach cobbler. You may have memories of eating birthday cake and Blue Bell ice cream with a plastic fork. Summer isn’t complete without this flavor.
A new flavor from Blue Bell this year is the Confetti Cake. This is an exciting one for kids and adults alike. It is cake batter ice cream combined with tasty confetti cake pieces and multi-colored sprinkles, all surrounded by a blue icing swirl. Try it out!
Looking for an ice cream flavor that is chocked full of flavor and texture? Try H‑E‑B Creamy Creations Texas Starry Night Ice Cream. Starting with Chocolate Ice Cream made with fresh cream and premium Dutch cocoa, rich cookies & cream are swirled throughout creating an out of this galaxy flavor experience.
Who doesn’t love Ben & Jerry’s? But there are so many flavors, how do you choose just one? Try The Tonight Dough. It is a combination of caramel and chocolate ice cream with a fudge swirl, chocolate chip cookie dough chunks, and peanut butter cookie dough chunks. Inspired by The Tonight Show and host Jimmy Fallon.
What are your favorite store-bought ice creams? Leave us a comment.
Top ice cream toppings
Ice cream is more than just the scoop. With an ingredient or two you can take your ice cream to the next level. Add cookies to make ice cream sandwiches . Grab your favorite soda and a straw to create an ice cream float. Root beer, cherry and orange soda are some classics. Then, there is the famous ice cream sundae. You’ll need sauce: hot fudge, chocolate, strawberry, caramel, or butterscotch. You can top it with any of your favorite candies, sprinkles of any shape and size, fruit, nuts and whipped cream. With a banana on the bottom and a cherry on top, you’ll have a masterpiece.
Best-loved frozen yogurt and ice cream shops
Local ice cream shops have been “the hangout” for decades and our area has many amazing places.
Chiller Bee offers amazing frozen yogurt and over 50 toppings to choose from. There are four area locations: Conroe, Montgomery, The Woodlands and Spring.
Sweet Frozen Bar is located in Hughes Landing in The Woodlands. It offers artisnal Italian gelato, gelato pops, ice cream, and frozen yogurt with over 50 toppings and sauces.
Jordan’s Sweet Shoppe, in The Woodlands, is an old-fashioned candy store specializing in memories and nostalgic candies. They have hand-dipped ice cream cones, Hawaiian Shaved Ice, over 200 different bulk candies like Jelly Belly and M&M’s, chocolate-covered sweets, truffles and much more.
Luliet Creamery and Bake Shop is a local family-owned small batch creamery and bake shop, in Spring, Texas. Try the Lemon Blueberry or Honey Lavender for a fresh new flavor.
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Dock Line Writing Team