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ISO Cinnamon Ice Cream

CindyJ Oct 20, 2009 08:14 AM

Does anyone know where in southern Chester County I might be able to find cinnamon ice cream? It'd be perfect with a dessert I'm planning for dinner on Saturday. Thanks!

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    jl0328 RE: CindyJ Oct 20, 2009 08:45 AM

    Would Haagen Dazs new brown sugar (5 ingredients) work?

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      mitchh RE: jl0328 Oct 20, 2009 09:07 AM

      I was going to suggest Milky Way Farms on 113 in Chester Springs, but it looks like they only have apple cinnamon ice cream.

      If you have an ice cream maker, there's a great recipe on the Food Network website for cinnamon ice cream.

    2. watercress RE: CindyJ Oct 20, 2009 04:22 PM

      At the risk of this being more of a "home cooking board" post, you can mix cinnamon into vanilla ice cream and voila.

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        CindyJ RE: watercress Oct 21, 2009 06:04 AM

        That would mean melting the ice cream, blending in the cinnamon and re-freezing it. I actually thought about that myself but wondered if the twice-frozen ice cream would suffer somehow. Maybe THAT'S a question for the Home Cooking board.

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          Bigley9 RE: CindyJ Oct 21, 2009 08:11 AM

          Could you mix it in at service?

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            watercress RE: CindyJ Oct 21, 2009 04:22 PM

            You don't have to melt it, just get it softish (like as soft as it is by the time you get it home). It works for me, anyway..

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          bignickpsu RE: CindyJ Oct 20, 2009 08:23 PM

          Probably not what you are looking for but Blue Bunny's cinnamon ice cream is pretty tasty.....

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            CindyJ RE: bignickpsu Oct 21, 2009 05:58 AM

            I Googled "cinnamon ice cream" and found Blue Bunny's. So I emailed them and they just now wrote back saying, "... at this time, I suspect that there are no stores in your area that have access to this flavor this year. I am sorry – I wish that I had better news for you." Oh well, the search continues.

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              bignickpsu RE: CindyJ Oct 21, 2009 10:47 AM

              It might not be exactly the same but would Ben and Jerry's Cinnamon Bun Ice Cream work?

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            Bigley9 RE: CindyJ Oct 21, 2009 08:11 AM

            Bassett's lists cinnamon ice cream as one of it's available flavors - I know you want Chester County but they list the places that carry their pints on their web site - including places in Chester Co, so perhaps that's a possibility.

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              bluehensfan RE: Bigley9 Oct 21, 2009 10:41 AM

              Bassett's has really good cinnamon ice cream, and they also serve pumpkin this time of year too. If you can handle shlepping up to Reading Terminal Market, they have pints of each and lots of dry ice!

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                CindyJ RE: bluehensfan Oct 21, 2009 05:31 PM

                It looks like Janssen's in Greenville might have it. If not, there's a place down in Trolley Square that carries Bassett's. That's a lot closer than Philly.

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                CindyJ RE: Bigley9 Oct 21, 2009 05:29 PM

                That's a BIG help! I'll make a couple of phone calls. Thanks!

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                  bluehensfan RE: CindyJ Oct 22, 2009 03:58 AM

                  You're welcome. Hope you can find it!

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                Philly Ray RE: CindyJ Oct 21, 2009 10:36 AM

                I know you said Chester County and it is more expensive than ice cream, but Capogiro makes an AWESOME cinnamon gelato. The other factor is that one of their locations has to be offering it on the day that you want it.

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                  bluehensfan RE: Philly Ray Oct 21, 2009 10:42 AM

                  Capogiro let me down last Saturday...no bacio at either 13th or 20th st. The problem with them is that it would be like $10 or more a pint (if I remember correctly....)

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                  ShakenNotStirred RE: CindyJ Oct 21, 2009 07:18 PM

                  Looks like Handel's in Berwyn makes it occasionally:


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                    TeamPhilly RE: ShakenNotStirred Oct 23, 2009 09:47 AM

                    Thanks for the tip. I never heard of this place but now in the words of Liz Lemon "I want to go to there."

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                    Buckethead RE: CindyJ Oct 23, 2009 09:52 AM

                    With all the trouble you seem to be going through finding it, have you thought of buying an ice cream machine and making it? I make cinnamon ice cream around the holidays, it's not too hard and turns out fabulous. Also, nothing wows guests like homemade ice cream. Even when you spent 10x as long making dinner..

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                      mitchh RE: Buckethead Oct 24, 2009 07:04 AM


                      That was my initial suggestion as well. Say what you will about any of the suggestions, including Bassetts, but there's nothing better than homemade ice cream

                      Besides, if you are making everything else, may as well make your dessert completely homemade as well.

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