As the days get warmer, we dare you to definitely resist trying one of these delicious ice-cream concoctions.
What’s every kid’s dream? How ‘bout 冰淇淋? Well, the brand new Livermore Frozen Treats Shop delivers on the dream, with Pop-Tart ice-cream sandwiches. Choose your breakfast-pastry flavor, including blueberry, chocolate fudge, and s’mores-plus your favorite frozen goodies. Go completely wild by having a topping (or three).
Creamier than fro-yo (it’s created using real eggs), frozen custard is surely an East Coast delicacy created to withstand warm weather. The brand new Rita’s Italian Ice in Pleasanton serves old-school style custard-chocolate, vanilla, swirl, and rotating specialty flavors-out of a unit. Its house-made specialty flavors use a gelato-like consistency, such as cotton candy confetti and coffee toffee crunch. For a creamy/icy combo, use a Rita’s original, the Gelati, which is a mixture of frozen custard and house-made ices. And stay tuned: Rita’s empire is expanding through the entire Tri-Valley, with six new locations inside the works.
Originally from Thailand, this dessert involves pouring milk onto a large and extremely cold plate, adding fruit or any other ingredients, spreading the mixture till smooth, and removing it from your plate in long, thin curls utilizing a scraper. Lucky for people, a couple of shops that serve this crave-worthy treat have sprouted in the East Bay.
BlooGrape Organic Sworls in Danville serves rolled soft ice cream made using organic, locally sourced ingredients. Choose your base (yogurt, coconut milk, or ice cream); your flavor (including cheesecake, horchata, and pineapple); dexlpky89 (including crystallized ginger, rose petals, or dried blueberries); along with a finishing drizzle (coconut nectar or honey, anyone?).
Walnut Creek’s Chalogy Tea Bar offers 三明治冰餅 in a variety of flavors, including matcha tea topped with mochi, avocado using a caramel drizzle, and strawberry banana with fruit.