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Where can I find a carton of bacon ice cream?

Jessca Mar 11, 2009 11:27 AM

I live in Brooklyn and work in Manhattan; anybody know where to find bacon ice cream in either borough? I've never tried it, but a fleeting mention in a recent article triggered a craving. I expect to be enamored...or disgusted.

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    silencespeak RE: Jessca Mar 11, 2009 12:19 PM

    Is there a particular country or region that it originates from? If you know, that may help.

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      Jessca RE: silencespeak Mar 11, 2009 01:55 PM

      I believe it's just the product of bacon's recent (overdone) trendiness here in the States. But maybe not.

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        Jessca RE: Jessca Mar 11, 2009 05:54 PM

        Maybe it's only available in restaurants?

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          Robbin360 RE: Jessca Sep 14, 2011 04:57 PM

          No there is a company called ben and jerry's that sells cartons of bacon ice cream look up bacon ice cream on google images and you will see.

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          LeahBaila RE: Jessca Mar 12, 2009 07:45 AM



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          Robbin360 RE: silencespeak Sep 14, 2011 04:53 PM

          I think you can get it in the usa

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          SamuelAt RE: Jessca Mar 11, 2009 05:59 PM

          I had bacon infused whiskey and thought maybe it would work. Actually - - it was gross. I have a feeling that may be true of the ice cream you describe. People fetish over bacon (and I can see why) but it is not as flexible a food as you think. That said, I have never seen Bacon ice-cream, but I bet if you google it you can find it. Locally? Probably a small batch parlor.

          1. JungMann RE: Jessca Mar 12, 2009 06:54 AM

            You have about as much chance of finding bacon ice cream in a store as you do in a kosher deli. I'm afraid it's one of those things you have to try to make for yourself.

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              BonnieB. RE: JungMann Mar 16, 2009 02:20 PM

              When I was at the chocolate show there was a chocletier down on Essex street, I believe near or in the Essex Street Market. She made chocolate covered bacon, that might be a substitute for ya. Someone I work with said they tried it and loved it.

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                small h RE: BonnieB. Mar 18, 2009 04:22 PM

                That's Roni-Sue. Scroll down to V-Day Pig Out.


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                  BonnieB. RE: small h Mar 19, 2009 06:15 AM

                  Yes, thank you! she made a really heavenly butter crunch too.

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                  Robbin360 RE: BonnieB. Sep 14, 2011 04:59 PM

                  that sounds good

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                cimui RE: Jessca Mar 19, 2009 07:51 PM

                Applewood in Brooklyn has served it in the past; I don't know if they still do.


                A good approximation based on David Lebovitz's recipe is to candy your own bacon using brown sugar and mix it into vanilla ice cream.


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