If you love pickles, this might just be the summer you’ve been waiting for. Pickles seem to be making a major come back and just in time for summer, they’ve made their way into the tastiest summer treat of all – ice cream!
It seems like these days you can get the pickle flavor in everything from cupcakes to mozzarella sticks, and even beer. But the newest treat comes from the Lucky Pickle Dumpling Co., in New York’s Upper West Side. The company was created by Jacob Hadjigeorgis and recently featured a pickle flavored soft serve ice cream that the New York Times compared to cucumber frozen yogurt.
If you’re craving a pickle flavored dessert, but don’t think traveling all the way to New York is in your budget, there are several other options to help tame your cravings. Check out these pickle treats that you can try year round and probably even find in your own neighborhood.
In June, Sonic is going to unveil their pickle juice slush drinks. Details are still a bit under wraps, but people who’ve already had a sneak peek say it is bright green and surprisingly delicious. It is sweet and tangy and will keep you going back for more.
Van Holten has also produced popsicles made with real pickle brine. Not only will these delicious pops settle your pickle cravings and sweet tooth, but they’re full of electrolytes to help keep you hydrated on hot days. You can pick them up at your local Walmart or grab them on Amazon.
If you feel like whipping up your own pickle flavored dessert, there is such a thing as pickle cupcakes too. They’re made with real pickle juice and chopped pickles in the batter. The cream cheese frosting is spiked with bourbon and you garnish the top with a pickle! Check out this video to see exactly how to make them.
When the holidays come around, if you haven’t seem them already, you might want to pick up some pickle flavored candy canes. The pickle lovers in your life will think you are amazing. You can buy these on Amazon for just $9.99 for a box of six.
If you feel like trying your hand at making your own ice cream, this video will show you how to do it step by step. It includes peanut butter and pickles. Sounds like an amazing treat to me, and for those of you fighting some intense pregnancy cravings, this might just be the perfect fix. Check it out in the video below.