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Jeni’s Ice Cream Revives Fan-Favorite Strawberry Pretzel Pie Flavor Collab With Dolly Parton

Cult favorite Jeni’s Ice Cream is once again tapping in with country music icon Dolly Parton to bring back the uber popular Strawberry Pretzel Pie flavor for a limited time.

The flavor collab was in such high demand when it first debuted in 2020 that it sold out in mere minutes. This time around the release of Parton’s Strawberry Pretzel Pie celebrates her upcoming book and companion album – Run, Rose, Run  – with a bonus track available exclusively on Jenis.com

Take note and act quick: pre-orders of the book and pints of the Strawberry Pretzel Pie start today.

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Hollywood Ice Cream Shop Serving Up Super Unique Dan Dan Flavored Ice Cream

Ice cream flavors go way beyond 31 flavors these days, especially with the abundance of independent and small business scoop shops. Thanks to such ice cream spots flourishing, we’re treated to flavors we never thought to ever exist, going beyond the borders of creativity and expectations.

Dear Bella Creamery, a Taiwanese-owned and operated ice cream shop in Hollywood, California, specializes in the most indulgent flavors using high quality, all natural ingredients. One new flavor is definitely piquing many folks’ interest with its unexpectedness and uniqueness. Enter Dan Dan Noodle-flavored ice cream.

For those unfamiliar, Dan Dan Noodles are a popular Sichuan noodle dish. Freshly boiled thin noodles are served in a savory, spicy sauce topped with minced pork, scallions and chili oil, incorporating the tingling spice of Sichuan spices.

The one of a kind ice cream flavor is done in partnership with cult favorite spice brand, Fly By Jing. This special ice cream starts with savory roasted peanut butter ice cream layered with decadent swirls of Sichuan Chili Crisp and is finished with tingling Sichuan Pepper. Truly this will be one of the most ice cream experiences out there.

For skeptics, just imagine a nutty, spicy, savory, and sweet flavor combo that treats your tastebuds to something they’ll never expect in any ice cream.

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The Rock Collabs with Salt & Straw Ice Cream to Debut a Pack of Five New Holiday Flavors

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is known for his Herculean physique, borne from a dedicated physical regiment as well as a strict diet. However, cheat days are not lost on the mountain of a man, which play out as massive amounts of indulgent plates that he sometimes posts to his Instagram account.

To help fans get a taste of his legendary cheat meals, The Rock has tag-teamed with the world’s largest small-batch ice cream company, Salt & Straw, for an electrifying holiday line of exclusive ice cream flavors.

The lineup of five flavors, dubbed the ‘Dwanta Claus Pack’, are all based on The Rock’s favorite cheat meals:

  • PB&J (Pretty Badass & Jolly) Coconut Banana Pancakes
  • Naughty Nutty, Tipsy Toasty Teremana Pecan Pie
  • Dwanta’s Teremana Spiked Eggnog
  • Chocolate Gooey Brownie
  • Double Fold Vanilla

What’s even better about this exclusive ice cream collection is that for every pint sold of Dwanta’s Teremana Spiked Eggnog, Salt & Straw and The Rock’s Teremana tequila brand are each donating $1 to the World Central Kitchen.

The five-flavor Dwanta Claus Pack can now be purchased here for $65.

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Carvel Brings Back Lotus Biscoff Ice Cream and Introduces New Cookie Butter Crunchies

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The holiday season swooped in on us the second the clocked ticked past midnight right after Halloween. And with that comes seasonal flavors that help us get cozy for the upcoming winter months. Count cookie butter as a flavor that comforts us during this time, which popular ice cream shop Carvel is very familiar with.

That’s because Carvel has brought back their fan-favorite Cookie Butter-flavored ice cream made with real Lotus Biscoff biscuits. What’s more, they’re introducing new Cookie Butter Crunchies.

The new Cookie Butter Crunchies are a sweet treat of crispy vanilla crunch blended with Lotus Biscoff cookie crumbles and coated in a sweet vanilla bonnet shell and are Carvel’s second non-chocolate Crunchies flavor, following the introduction of Churro Crunchies this past summer.  

Catch these Lotus Biscoff frozen goodies at participating Carvel shops nationwide.

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Fast Food Sweets

Baskin-Robbins Brings Back The Turkey Cake

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Baskin-Robbins’ iconic Turkey Cake is set to make its seasonal return, always giving pumpkin pie a run for its money on the dessert table.

Beyond the whimsical aesthetics of the Turkey Cake lies delicious details like a praline-glazed “turkey” that’s made with ice cream, that’s then topped with two sugar cone legs, all placed atop over a bed of frosting as the garnish. What’s more, customers can choose to fill the Turkey Cake with their favorite ice cream flavors.

To celebrate and sweeten the return of the legendary Turkey Cake, Baskin Robbins is now offering $5 off any cake purchase of $35 or more through November 25.

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Salt & Straw Ice Cream Has Thanksgiving Dinner Flavors

The prototypical Thanksgiving meal boasts many comforting flavors and must-have dishes that everyone celebrating looks forward to. But would you be ready for ice cream that came in savory flavors that highlight Thanksgiving dinner?

Salt & Straw, the world’s largest small batch ice cream company, is bringing Thanksgiving dinner to fans in ice cream form thanks to their new “Friendsgiving Series.”

The Friendsgiving Series shakes up the matrix and reimagines Thanksgiving favorites into ice cream treats and includes the following one of a kind flavors:

  • Parker House Rolls w/ Salted Buttercream: These buttery rolls are glazed with fresh-churned buttercream and topped with flaky sea salt. As the spongy rolls soak it in, it’s gently churned into salted sweet cream.
  • Caramelized Turkey & Cranberry Sauce: Roasted turkey bacon from Diestel Farms is tucked into a savory, buttery brittle with thyme and freshly ground cubeb pepper. It’s joined by a housemade cranberry sauce.
  • Candied Walnut Cheesecake: This is layers of rich cheesecake, that have warm notes of caramel and molasses. A graham cracker crumble with walnut butter from Spread the Love plays on those caramelized notes.
  • Sweet Potato Pie w/ Double Baked Almond Streusel: Roasted sweet potatoes are added in golden brown bits of almond croissant streusel that are twice-baked.
  • Pumpkin & Gingersnap Pie (v): Ultra-creamy coconut, sugared crust, then molasses-spiked gingersnap.

The Friendsgiving Series is available online for $65.00 and ships nationwide. You can also find the collection at Salt & Straw’s 25 retail locations throughout California, Oregon, Washington, and Florida.

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Baskin-Robbins Debuts New Inside Out Apple Pie Ice Cream Flavor

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Baskin-Robbins is debuting a new Inside Out Apple Pie flavor as it’s September Flavor of the Month. This intriguing flavor is a swirled vanilla ice cream and apple ice cream that’s loaded with apple and pie crust pieces then finished with a ribbon of cinnamon brown sugar.

I know ice cream during the colder months doesn’t hit quite like it does when you’re sweating it out from June to August, but this flavor really does sound like the perfect fall time treat.

The Inside Out Apple Pie flavor will be available at participating locations nationwide starting September 13, 2021 alongside the return of the fav-favorite Quarterback Crunch flavor just in time to ring in football season.

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Baskin-Robbins Japan Is Selling This Adorable Poké Ball Ice Cream Cake

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A freakin’ adorable new ice cream cake that looks just like a Poké Ball is being sold at participating Baskin-Robbins locations in Japan. Dubbed the Pokémon Surprise Cake, it’s divided into three sweet sections: chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla.

Besides the overall cuteness of this dessert, the added appeal is what’s inside. Slice open this festive ice cream cake to reveal an inner filled with yellow Pikachu cookies.

For the Pokémon fans reading this, I know you’re hyped to try this fun new dessert. So know that they’re only at Baskin-Robbins locations in Japan and have a limited run until the August 31, 2021.