I scream, you scream, we all scream for lobster ice cream! Or rather, the idea of lobster ice cream sends you screaming and running away from your computer- that’s understandable. What isn’t so understandable is the need to sample corn on the cob ice cream. But, if lobster or corn on the cob flavored ice creams appeal to you, we’ve compiled the perfect list for you! Below is a list of the top 10 weirdest ice cream flavors to try during July, National Ice Cream Month. Warning: This is list isn’t for the faint of heart.
Ben & Bill’s Chocolate Emporium in Bar Harbor, Maine serves the state’s most famous delicacy folded into every bite of this butter ice cream-based treat.
2. Corn on the Cobb
The experimental ice cream flavors at Max & Mina’s in Flushing, NY rotate regularly and have been known to include lox and horseradish. Most recently, the ice cream parlor thought to combine two summer staples into one ULTIMATE summer statement: corn on the cob ice cream.
Searching for the perfect pairing for corn on the cob ice cream? Look no further than Red Circle Ice Cream in Houston, Texas which serves cones of savory and refreshing barbeque ice cream made with a homemade barbecue sauce and mixed with candied pecans for a slightly crunchy texture.
It’s important to get your daily serving of vegetables anyway that you can, right? At least that’s the inspiration behind the broccoli flavor from il laboratorio del gelato in New York City.
5. Olive Oil
Olive oil, the kitchen staple and everyday ingredient, is the now the main ingredient to the olive oil flavor from Sweet Rose Creamery in Los Angeles, California.
6. Pickle Juice
Any pickle fanatic will find this flavor hard to resist. Lucky Pickle Dumpling Co. in New York City created a cucumber flavored soft serve, infused with pickle juice and topped with slices of pickle.
Big Gay Ice Cream in both NYC and Philadelphia is dusting crumbs from Cheetos puffs onto scoops of vanilla soft serve infused with Cheetos in order to create possibly one of their most outrageous flavors to date.
You’ve probably heard the saying “everything is better with bacon”. Well, The Ice Cream Store in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware seems to think so. Believe it or not, bacon may actually be one of the more tame flavors to appear on the menu.
9. Pork Roll
If bacon ice cream doesn’t satisfy your carnivorous instincts, try pork roll ice cream from Windy Brow Farms in Fredon Township, New Jersey.
10. Pizza Crust
Competition is stiff for the best pizza in New York City, but, as for the competition for best pizza crust ice cream, Bruno Pizza is the clear winner in that category. Each scoop features fresh, plain pizza dough that has been toasted and charred before sitting in a gelato base overnight and being thrown into the ice cream maker the next morning.