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15 Unique Ice Cream Flavours You’ve Got To Try This Summer

15 Unique Ice Cream Flavours You’ve Got To Try This Summer

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Check out the unique ice cream flavours you should try out this summer! Here are the top 15 sweet and savoury ice cream trends of the summer!

National Ice Cream month is upon us and through July we celebrate one of the world’s much-loved desserts. If you’re a lover of all things ice cream you might be considering alternatives that are a little less Neopolitan to invigorate your taste buds. When we’re looking for ice cream we tend to go for the traditional vanilla, strawberry and chocolate flavours, but there are so many more delicious original flavours out there that you probably haven’t heard of yet. Below we have rounded up 15 unique ice cream flavours you’ve got to try this summer.

1) Alaska Fireweed and Honey Ice Cream

If you didn’t know already, fireweed is a flower that is native to Britain, North America and Canada and can be harvested as a great source of vitamin A and vitamin C. Their pink and purple infused petals can be cooked before the flavour is transferred into the ice cream making process. During churning, honey is added to the mixture for a sweeter taste and will definitely take you to a floral paradise, making it a new and unique flavour of ice cream that will refresh the mind and body this summer.

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2) Black Sesame Ice Cream

An increasingly popular flavour that ice cream parlours are using is black sesame. It is a relatively new flavour of ice cream originating in Japan that combines sweet and savoury using sesame paste and sesame seeds. As well as being a refreshing and tasty treat that you can’t get enough of, its health benefits include: stress relieving minerals and helps to produce important chemical serotonin to help you get a relaxing night’s sleep.

Try these unique ice cream flavours this summer!

3) Matcha Ice Cream

Enriched with minerals and fibre, matcha powder is a form of green tea that originates from Asia and is becoming a worldwide craze. Though it is mainly used for producing tea, matcha is becoming a tasty form of ice cream that we can’t get enough of. With its distinct green colour from chlorophyll, its one of the many varieties of ice cream flavours that are enriched with powerful antioxidants making it a delectable summer treat to keep you cool, calm and collected.

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Try these unique ice cream flavours this summer!

4) Blueberry Basil Ice Cream

In a unique twist to standard blueberry ice cream, this recipe uses fresh basil to infuse it with a bit of spice to balance the sweet and tart flavour. This silky purple ice cream is comprised of salt, vanilla and minced basil to enrich it with a flavoursome smoky sweetness to give it an edge to top off your ice cream needs this summer.

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5) Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream

When we think of pumpkin, our minds go straight to Halloween and Autumn. However, pumpkin delicacies are creeping their way into the summer with alternatives to the use of pumpkin. This spiced pumpkin ice cream uses vanilla and cinnamon for a rich, sweet and smoky taste making it a delicious and smooth alternative to perk up your taste buds this summer.

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6) Cilantro Lime and Lemongrass Ice Cream

If you’re wanting something a little more citrus with a tangy bite, then you’re bound to love this zesty lime ice cream infused with refreshing lemongrass. The lemongrass plant has been proven to help digestion and regulate high blood pressure as well as heal colds and flu, making this ice cream an immune system booster full of antioxidants to help see you through those scorching summer days!

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Try these unique ice cream flavours this summer!

7) Liquorice Ice Cream

Black ice cream is increasingly becoming an attractive treat to look at as well as taste and this liquorice flavoured ice cream is bound to satisfy your sweet cravings. Enriched with aniseed, this cold and refreshing dessert is one unique flavour that will be enjoyed for the long summer ahead and for the summers to come!

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8) Blue Moon Ice Cream

Using vanilla, lemon and raspberry with blue food colouring, blue moon ice cream is a mouth-watering unique flavour that tastes like no other. Although blue moon ice cream has been around for some time, it’s quite the flavoursome ice cream that is considered to be underrated. Using hints of chocolate, this is a summertime treat like no other!

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9) Lavender Honey Ice Cream

There’s no doubt that we are finding new ways to incorporate nature into food such as flowers and herbs. Lavender has one of those scents and flavours that suit an acquired taste, but by using the correct combination of ingredients a delicious form of ice cream can be created. By using purple lavender petals with honey, lavender honey ice cream is a unique flavour of ice cream that is soft, floral and sweet and is a flavour to be savoured this summer!

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Try these unique ice cream flavours this summer!


10) Watermelon Coconut Ice Cream

Watermelon is a much-loved fruit during the summer with it being able to keep us refreshed and hydrated. Recently, watermelon is becoming increasingly incorporated into ice cream for a unique texture and incredible revitalising taste. Mixing exotic coconut with watermelon surprisingly offers a hydrating and creamy delight and is definitely a unique flavour of ice cream to get your mouth watering during the hot summer months.

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11) Popcorn Ice Cream with Salted Butter Caramel Sauce

For an inventive use of flavours when it comes to ice cream, this popcorn ice cream uses vanilla and salted butter caramel sauce for a sugary kick. The cold ice cream melts in your mouth with the warm sauce and the added popcorn is a deliciously modern complement to a new and unique treat to keep you energized this summer.

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Try these unique ice cream flavours this summer!

12) Pineapple and Mango Ice Cream

For more exotic and unique ice cream flavours, you could try this unique blend of pineapple and mango which is a combination commonly used in cold refreshing smoothies. Bursting with flavour, this creamy and tangy yellow treat is bound to top up your vitamins and satisfy your sweet tooth. Pineapple and mango is an intense flavour that will surely help you keep on top of your antioxidants as well as a summer treat to enjoy without feeling guilty about it.

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13) Rhubarb with White Chocolate Ice Cream

When we think of rhubarb, we always think of Rhubarb pie or crumble, but did you know that you can add rhubarb into ice cream for another delicious experience? This is one of the unique ice cream flavours that combines fresh rhubarb with white chocolate to balance tang and sweet together and is a delicious substitute to traditional strawberry.

14) Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream

If you’re feeling adventurous when it comes to wanting to try a new ice cream flavour, this toasted marshmallow ice cream takes unique ice cream flavours to the next level. Sweet and smoky combined with cold and creamy, this unique ice cream flavour is definitely a great compliment to those evening BBQ’s or evening campfires.

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Try these unique ice cream flavours this summer!


15) Red Velvet Ice Cream

With a silky smooth texture, red velvet is one of the unique ice cream flavours that nobody can really explain. Some people describe it as being close to chocolate, but not quite. Moving from cakes, red velvet is being incorporated into ice cream as a cool and refreshing alternative to chocolate ice cream. With is defined red colour, this thick ice cream is a wonderfully fulfilling treat if you love rich and sweet flavours!

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These deliciously unique ice cream flavours are some of our favourites, let us know below which ones you’ll be trying out this summer!

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