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Sep 9, 2011 09:50 PM

Ice cream or Gelato - What's your preference and why?

Gelato seems like all the rage, but my experience with it is limited.

I'm curious to know what others think.

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  1. I've had a fair amount of exposure to Gelato both here and in Italy, and I have to say that I prefer Ice Cream. Gelato tends to have more sugar and I like the creaminess of Ice Cream personally.

    That being said, Gelato certainly doesn't suck and I will take it over, um, nearly anything that isn't Gelato.

    I guess it's sort of like asking which of your kids you like better.

    1. I'll take both, together. Thank you.

      1. I much prefer gelato to ice cream. I find American ice cream is too rich. And I tend to prefer the kinds of flavors that dominate gelato (fruits, especially; more refreshing).

        Then again, I am someone who usually prefers sherbet to ice cream.

        1. I like gelato cus it uses milk instead of cream. It also has a creamy texture cus it does not have air added like ice cream does.

          1. I prefer Gelato because it is smoother and has a more intense flavor.