Did you know that 40% of us keep ice cream on hand almost all the time? According to The Food Channel’s recent ice cream survey, a similar number eat ice cream almost every day. So, for all of us who have a guilty spoonful . . . and all who opt for the full bowl . . . there are a few new frozen products that might find their way into your freezer.
Blue BunnyÂ®, headquartered in Le Mars, Iowa, appears to be leading the pack with an update of some classic frozen novelties, including a new frozen yogurt and granola combination, new frozen novelties, and a new line of ice cream flavors that combine two dessert favorites—ice cream and cookies. For example:
â‹… Monster Cookie: Monster Cookie pieces in peanut butter flavored ice cream swirled with a fudge ribbon create an irresistible blend of delicious dessert flavors all in one ice cream.
â‹… Peanut Butter Cookie: Creamy peanut butter flavored ice cream swirled with a peanut butter ribbon and peanut butter cookie pieces, this new flavor is for the peanut butter lovers.
â‹… Jolly RancherÂ® Bomb Pop: The pairing of these two iconic treats falls on the 50th anniversary of Jolly Rancher candy. An exciting way to celebrate, these two timeless sweet treats have joined together in the Jolly Rancher Bomb Pop. Jolly Rancher flavors watermelon, lemon and green apple combine into one Bomb Pop bringing out the best of both treats.
â‹… Bomp Pop Gel Blastsâ„¢: The classic Bomb Pop filled with a smooth gel core. It’s an exciting dual texture frozen treat experience in three bold flavors. Just as much fun as they are delicious, Bomb Pop Gel Blasts are a cool treat the kids will love.
Ice Cream Sandwiches
â‹… Birthday Party Ice Cream Sandwiches: The Birthday Party Ice Cream Sandwich features white birthday cake flavored ice cream with colorful confetti sprinkles and a swirl of blue frosting between vanilla flavored wafers.
â‹… Triple Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches: This ice cream sandwich features three different flavors of chocolate ice cream sandwiched between two vanilla wafers.
Champ! Dessert Cones
â‹… Champ! Banana Split: This banana split in a cone blends vanilla ice cream with strawberry and banana sauces combined with sprinkles of cherry pieces throughout and topped with peanut halves and a drizzle of fudge.
â‹… Champ! Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae: Vanilla ice cream loaded with brownie chunks and thick swirls of fudge and whipped cream sauces and topped with chocolate curls and a drizzle of fudge.
Aspen Frozen Yogurt Granola Bars
â‹… Raspberry Vanilla: Raspberry low fat frozen yogurt with a layer of raspberry fruit filling topped with granola crumbles and enrobed in a vanilla-flavored coating.
â‹… Double Strawberry: Strawberry low fat frozen yogurt with a layer of strawberry fruit filling topped with granola crumbles and enrobed in a vanilla-flavored coating.
Sedona Frozen Yogurt Granola Sandwiches
â‹… Double Strawberry: Strawberry low fat frozen yogurt with a thick swirl of strawberry fruit flavor, sandwiched between two honey oat granola wafers.
â‹… Double Chocolate: Chocolate low fat frozen yogurt with a thick swirl of fudge, sandwiched between two honey oat granola wafers.
So, go ahead – open the freezer and see what you find!
To see our Food Channel predictions of the Top Ten Dessert Trends, click here.