7 of 10
Strawberry Ice Cream: Candy, wealthy, creamy. A lightweight pink in shade, in all probability pure, not synthetic, if the components are to be believed. A pure, gentle strawberry taste—fruity and refreshing—once more pure, not synthetic, based on the ingredient record. Small bits of strawberry within the base don’t add a lot taste, however are sufficiently small that in addition they don’t add any iciness. A strong if considerably gentle strawberry base.
Chocolate Chips: Graeter’s signature chocolate chips—which aren’t, in truth, chips. As a substitute, they’re chocolate chunks with a wild number of styles and sizes. For me, the chocolate on this pint tastes darker, however maybe that’s merely the impact of the chocolate tasted towards the strawberry base taste. This chocolate melts in your mouth simply, however not fairly as shortly because the ganache you usually discover in ice cream. Among the chunks are ginormous, an inch throughout—enjoyable to find and dig out of the pint.
Sadly, there’s solely a reasonable quantity of the chocolate within the pint. A Graeter’s pint is all the time a raffle as to the quantity of chocolate included. Some days, it’s an enormous win on the Graeter’s on line casino. But it surely was not immediately. For a Graeter’s pint, this one was slightly mild on the chocolate. That is an existential downside for a Graeter’s taste—with out beneficiant chocolate chunk mix-ins, there’s no cause for the flavour to exist.
Total: Graeter’s Strawberry Chocolate Chip is fairly good, however might’ve been higher. It’s a gentle strawberry-flavored pint with solely a mediocre quantity of chocolate chunks. You’ll have missed this pint—it was a restricted version accessible solely April – Could 2022. The bottom is nice, wealthy and creamy, normal Graeter’s high quality, with a refined, pure strawberry taste. And the darkish chocolate chunks are good high quality as properly, however there might have been considerably extra of them to qualify this as a premium pint.
Sure, darkish chocolate is an efficient mixture with the strawberry ice cream. However the pint is just not excessive, like some premium pints—not daring in its strawberry taste or beneficiant with its chocolate mix-ins. It’s extra of a fundamental taste, which is what Graeter’s does properly. But it surely simply didn’t actually excite a lot. Good, not nice. 7/10.
Graeter’s Strawberry Chocolate Chip
French Pot Ice Cream
Over a century in the past, Regina Graeter, our household matriarch, stubbornly refused to modernize the way in which she made ice cream. Right this moment, we stay simply as cussed, honoring her legacy of constructing one of the best ice cream you’ll ever style. Now in our fourth era, we nonetheless make ice cream the identical manner Regina did, in small-batch French Pots, simply 2 ½ gallons at a time. Indulge & Get pleasure from!
Our signature chocolate chips paired with wealthy, candy strawberries create this seasonal delight.
- 3 servings per container
- Serving measurement: 2/3 cup
- Energy per serving: 330
- Energy per container: 1000
Cream, milk, cane sugar, strawberries, chocolate chips (sugar, chocolate liquor processed with alkali, cocoa butter, expeller-pressed non-gmo soy oil, milk fats, soy lecithin, pure flavors), skim milk, eggs, carob bean gum, guar gum.
Allergens: milk, egg and soy
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Graeter’s Ice Cream: An Irresistible Historical past
Psst! You can also make ice cream like Ben & Jerry’s, Jeni’s, and Haagen-Dazs at house. Right here’s their secret ice cream base recipes!