Summer is the best time for ice cream. Ice cream is the sweet, cold, and often creative treat that you just can’t get enough of when the weather is hot. To prepare you for this much-anticipated season here’s a list of 10 ice cream flavours perfect for a hot summer day. Grab a friend and get munching! Enjoy by the beach with your favourite person or playlist.
1. Tiger Tail
Tiger tail ice cream looks the way it sounds! This ice cream is orange flavoured and has a black liquorice swirl. It’s a Canadian classic, so it’s almost not found anywhere else! It’s unique flavours and cute design will make this one of your favourite ice creams to try. There’s something for everyone in this treat’s complex palette.
2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Chocolate chip cookie dough is another classic ice cream flavour that is popular in many regions and countries around the world. You’ll savour the chunks of chocolate chips encased in creamy vanilla ice cream. Ben and Jerry’s created this wonderful treat and has been carrying it since it’s inception.
3. Rocky Road
Rocky Road uses marshmallows, nuts, and ice cream to create dynamic texture that will excite your senses. It’s another classic that will never get phased out because it has something for everyone! There are so many variations on this flavour, you’re sure to find the right one for you. It’s also easy to make on your own by adding some ingredients to your chocolate ice cream.
4. Green Tea / Matcha
Green tea, or matcha, is Japanese ice cream flavour that you’ll fall in love with. For some, it’s an acquired taste, but it’s growing popularity is a sign that its taste is just as a great and unique as it looks. This is one of the most popular flavours in East Asia, and it will be one of your favourites too. Plus, it’s colour makes it perfect for Instagram photos!
5. Banana Peanut Butter Chip
Bananas are great on their own, but they’re even better with peanut butter. And that combination works even better as ice cream! Combined with chocolate chips, this ice cream has a rich flavour that will make you love summer even more than you already do. It’s sweet and creamy in so many ways, and is just so decadent!
6. Brown Butter Bourbon Truffle
With a name like Brown Butter Bourbon Truffle, you know this ice cream is going to be rich and delectable with a strong and powerful flavour. With salt and caramel to balance the heavy flavours, this treat will be better than Bourbon itself.
7. Chocolate Fudge Brownie
Chocolate fudge brownie ice cream is literally like eating brownies inside of ice cream. It’s chocolate on chocolate on chocolate. If you are a chocolate lover, this is your dream. The soft and chewy texture of the brownie, combined with the warmth of fudge and coolness of ice cream is perfect for a hot summer day.
8. Butterscotch Blondie
A creamy, light treat, the Butterscotch Blondie ice cream from Breyers will become your go-to for all things comfort. Butterscotch is basically brown sugar and butter, and maybe some salt. Paired with blondie bits, you can see how rich and delicious this will be. It can be paired with a blondie (a blonde version of a brownie) for an extra layer of sweetness and texture.
9. Black Cherry
Black cherry ice cream has also become quite trendy in the past few years. It’s a combination of juice, sweet cherries and cherry flavoured ice cream. Make it at home or buy it from your favourite ice cream retailer! This pretty-in-pink unique combination will not only catch your eye, but it’ll also capture your taste buds and by extension, your heart.
10. Lemon Raspberry White Chocolate
You MUST try Haagen-Daazs’ lemon raspberry white chocolate ice cream. It’s layers of goodness. It weaves lemon and raspberry ice cream together with crispy white chocolate in the middle. It also has raspberry sauce in between the already decadent layers to add even more texture and excitement!