But did you know there are better ways to enjoy that cold, sweet goodness? Yes, it’s true! From clever ways to scoop it up, to tastier ways to enjoy it, we’ve got five tips that are sure to make us all scream for ice cream.
After all, who doesn’t want an even better way to enjoy something that’s already so darn good, right?
Pre-Scoop Your Ice Cream for Parties
If you’re having a party and you’re serving up ice cream for dessert, the last thing you want to be doing is wearing out your wrist scooping to order. Whether it’s serving ice cream to a bunch of children at a birthday party, or adding a scoop to a yummy cobbler at a grown-up affair, have your ice cream at the ready!
1. Line a muffin/cupcake tin with cupcake liners.
2. Scoop a perfect scoop into each hole.
3. Cover with cling film and freeze.
Slice Your Ice Cream Pint for Perfect Sandwiches
You know when you’re making an ice cream sandwich, and squishing a round ball of ice cream between two flat cookies just gets a little messy? How about a flat, cylindrical slice of ice cream instead?
1. Using a serrated knife, slice a disc of ice cream from your pint. Slice right through the paper container for easy handling.
2. Place the disc on your cookie, and peel off the paper.
3. Top with another cookie!
Swap Out Cookies for Cinnamon Buns
Take your ice cream sandwiches to the next level with cinnamon buns!
1. Slice a cinnamon bun in half lengthwise using a serrated knife.
2. Place a scoop or slice of ice cream on one half and top with the second - yum!
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Stop Drippy Sugar Cones with a Marshmallow
Often those sweet and crunchy sugar cones will have a little hole in the bottom, which makes for sticky fingers. Stop drips easily with a mini marshmallow.
1. Place a mini marshmallow (or two) in the bottom of your sugar cone.
2. Wedge it in to close up any hole.
3. Enjoy a drip-free ice cream cone!
Keep Ice Cream Frost-Free and Scoopable
There’s nothing worse when it comes to ice cream, than that hard layer of crystallized frost that forms on top.
Keep your ice cream frost-free by storing it in a freezer bag - it’ll be soft and scoopable whenever the craving strikes!
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