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Butter Tart ice Cream?

blizzardgirl33 Nov 12, 2009 05:29 PM

While driving back to Toronto from Algonquin Park in September, we passed a sign advertising Butter Tart Ice Cream. The sign was somewhere south of Huntsville, north of Barrie (I know that's a large area)! Not sure if the store was there as well, or an advertisement for somewhere else. Does anyone know where I can get this delicious sounding product?

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    ivxu Nov 14, 2009 06:48 PM

    In Bracebridge, which is south of Huntsville and north of Barrie (actually, north of Orilla), there is a restaurant called Marty's, and they specialize in butter tarts. We tried their Butter tart ice cream. It was ok. I didn't get a chance to try their butter tarts.

    Marty's World Famous Café
    5 Manitoba Street
    Bracebridge, Ontario
    P1L 1S4

    1. duckdown Nov 12, 2009 10:43 PM

      it indeed sounds great

      i didn't know PC made a butter tart ice cream... this must be new-ish

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        hungryabbey Nov 13, 2009 04:45 PM

        Yes, maybe 8-12 months or so?

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          Full tummy Nov 13, 2009 06:33 PM

          I think from when they rebranded their ice cream. Haven't tried it yet, but I will!!!

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        hungryabbey Nov 12, 2009 05:39 PM

        Actually Presidents choice does a pretty good version. I think its called "LOADS OF butter tart".

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          SusanB Nov 15, 2009 02:07 PM

          The PC stuff is Loads of Pecan Butter Tarts, at least that's the one that we bought. It's certainly nowhere as good as the butter tarts my father makes. I wouldn't have guessed that it was butter tart flavoured, but it's ok.

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            Arcadiaseeker Nov 17, 2009 03:48 AM

            I agree -- I find the PC butter tart ice cream waaay too sweet. It was very disappointing.

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              embee Nov 17, 2009 10:42 AM

              We found it inedibly sweet

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                SusanB Nov 17, 2009 11:49 AM

                I agree that it's probably 'inedible', but I've been going through a rough time at work lately and found myself eating it from the carton on Sunday - disgusting but I was doing it.....

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                  hungryabbey Nov 17, 2009 04:55 PM

                  yeah, now that you mention it, I do recall it being really sweet.

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                  maritimah Nov 17, 2009 05:25 PM

                  My boyfriend and I managed to demolish an entire carton since Saturday so we certainly didn't find it inedible. I do agree that it's EXTREMELY sweet though.

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