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Aug 14, 2008 10:16 AM

seeking creamy strawberry ice cream...with lots of natural strawberry flavour

Any recs? Not looking for gelato.

The double-churned Breyers is ok, but I'm looking for something with more strawberry flavour (and possibly chunks of strawberry), with an rich, dense creamy texture rather than an icy gelato/sorbet texture. The Breyers version seems to have too much cream and sugar and not enough strawberry flavour for my taste.

Something that tastes like the Carte D'Or strawberry ice cream in Europe would be great. Thanks for any recs.

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  1. That's a relatively simple request. Try Haagen Dazs.

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    1. re: embee

      Nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing that I've tried so far beats the Haagen Dazs Strawberry ice cream.

      1. re: Splendid Wine Snob

        Ok;) Thanks Embee & Splendid Wine Snob. I'll give it a try.

        1. re: Splendid Wine Snob

          Strawberry Hagen Daz is my absolute favourite ice cream....I agree with both Embee & Splendid Wine Snob.....once you've had Strawberry H-D there's no going me, it's the 'gold standard' for this flavour!

          1. re: Splendid Wine Snob

            I third the Haagen Dazs recommendation. It's my favourite.

          2. re: embee

            I fully agree with this suggestion, too. Love the strawberry Haagen Dazs.

          3. also try Mapelton's (I think it's called that) it's an organic ice cream and i really like.

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            1. re: jeannieh20

              Thanks for the suggestion, jeannieh20- will pick up some Mapleton's and compare it to the HD.

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              1. The folks at Xococava (Yonge & St. Clair) make a strawberry ice cream that is superb. Tubs can be taken home. It has a texture somewhere between Haagen Dazs and sorbet but for strawberry flavor (and chunks of strawberry) I think it is hard to beat in the city of Toronto or elsewhere.

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                1. re: cardinalTO

                  Easy. Go to Ed's Real Scoop in the Beach. They also recently started making Strawberry and Balsamic Vinegar ice cream.

                2. Haagen Dazs tastes exactly how you decribed.