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Congratulations to Another Ice Cream Contest Winner, Rhyann from Tucson!

News from The Sweetest Ice Cream Give-Away:  We’re thrilled to announce another winning flavor

With 151 votes, we have a February winner.  We’ll send Rhyann B.  four pints of her custom creation to share with friends and family. Congratulations Rhyann!

Rhyann B., February Winner

The Winning Flavor:

Salty, Sweet, Boozy Treat

Base:     Gelato

Flavor 1:      Sea Salt Caramel 

Flavor 2:      Tiramisu Cappuccino

Mixin 1:        Chocolate Espresso Chips

Who is your “sweetest person?”:

I’m the sweetest person because I love to give back to others by baking special treats for them. I love being surrounded by sugar (which rubs a bit of its sweetness off on me) and making everyone a little bit happier with cookies, or candy, or cake.

 

Rhyann will receive four pints of her DIY ice cream (gelato) flavor, delievered right to her doorstep.

How does the contest work?

Design your own flavor on eCreamery.com and enter it to win by getting the highest number of Facebook “likes”.   To enter, visit the “Create Your Own Flavor”  tab to create your own delicious creation in four easy steps.  After your entry is approved, share it with friends to gain “likes” or votes! Five new winners will be selected throughout the year based on the total number of votes and will receive a free order of the flavor!

    Keep your recipe entries coming!  We will send another lucky, high vote getting winner a free custom order soon!

 See all of  the creative and inspiring flavor entries here.*

Luckily for friends at University of Arizona, Rhyann loves to share!

 

* Each time a new winner is selected, we’ll start the contest fresh!  All previous vote counts and  entries will be removed from the contest.  Click here to Enter!

 

Mmmm. The winning flavor is a hit!

 

 

 

 

 

Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Gift Flavor #2

The second Valentine’s Day Ice Cream gift flavor is Double Strawberry.  We call it, “Tub O’ Hugs” and every bite will feel like a hug for your tastebuds.

"Tub O' Hugs" - Double Strawberry Ice Cream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We take tons of fresh strawberries and blend them into the creamy ice cream base until there’s enough strawberry flavor that our tongue’s actually give us a hug.  After we freeze the ice cream we mix in swirls of sweet strawberry to add even more strawberry flavor and bites of sweet, sweet strawberries.

Eat your heart out Double Strawberry Ice Cream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Double Strawberry Ice Cream Valentine's Day Ice Cream Gift

Our heart belongs to Double Strawberry Ice Cream.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strawberry Ice cream Valentine's Day Gift

Give it to the one you love.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

eCreamery Party Cups at the Martha Stewart Weddings Bridal Market Event

Custom Ice Cream Flavors: A unique party favor for any special event. (photo by ReadyLuck)

We were thrilled to serve eCreamery ice cream & gelato wedding favors at the 2011 Martha Stewart Wedding Bridal Market Party.  Each year Martha and Darcy Miller, Editor of Martha Stewart Weddings, invite  favorite designers, retailers, and more to the big bash the Monday night during Bridal Fashion Week.  Bridal industry icons gathered at Martha’s studios for fine food, dancing and of course, custom eCreamery Ice Cream & Gelatos!

eCreamery Ice Cream & Gelato: Becky App, Abby Jordan & Jennifer Schwartz (photo by ReadyLuck)

 

Perfect for personalized wedding favors, we served three custom blended eCreamery flavors.  The  personalized, single serving ice cream cups were certainly a crowd pleaser!

 

 

Flavors:

“M & W 10/17/2011″:  Sea Salt Caramel Gelato with Chocolate Pretzel Bark

“Mark & Jane’s Wedded Bliss”:  Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Dark Chocolate and Amarena Cherry Swirls

Martha’s Monogram:  Lemon Sorbetto

Single serving ice cream cups with a signature flavor inspired for the occasion. (photo by ReadyLuck)

A lemon sorbetto, inspired by Ms. Stewart's love of lemon! (photo by ReadyLuck)

 

Personalized Ice Cream Cups: Perfect for Wedding Favors

As all of the vendors were impressive in their expertise, we must mention a few of our favorites.  One of the event highlights was certainly the miniature food by Callahan Catering. Guests were surprised and delighted by the tiny, yet expertly detailed appetizers.

Breathtaking ice bar by Okamato and ceiling art by I Love Lucite. (photo by ReadyLuck)

 

 

We also must mention the beautiful ice bar by Okamato Studio and ceiling art by I Love Lucite.  Both were truly gorgeous!

Halloween Ice Cream Gifts

Are you the fun auntie, grandma or neighbor who has a special stash for their most adored trick -or-treaters?  The ones that come in the house and prance around for you so you can see their costume in the lights?  We’ve got the perfect extra special treats this year. We’ve come up with four super spooky Halloween Ice Cream flavors and they come in two sizes.

“Spooky Scoops” – Caramel Apple Ice Cream

“Boo to You!” – S’mores Ice Cream

“Ghoul Drool” – Mint Ice Cream with Halloween Oreos

“Trick or Treat!” – Sweet Cream Ice Cream with a Chocolate Candy Explosion

These flavors come in sets of 4 pints for $49.99.

Send a Halloween Ice Cream gift.  They'll go crazy for it.

Send an eCreamery Halloween Ice Cream Gift

 

Our 3.5 ounce personal party cups are perfect for your Spooky Halloween celebration.

They start at $69.99 for a 24 pack.  The same ghoulishly delicious flavors in small personal cups.

Send Halloween Ice Cream - personal party cups

Halloween Ice Cream - personal party cups

Shop here: eCreamery Halloween Ice Cream Pints & eCreamery Halloween Ice Cream Personal Cups

Ice Cream Cake Recipe

If you haven’t checked out Martha Stewart’s 60 Days of Summer online extravganza of food, crafty party ideas and ICE CREAM recipes, you really need to. Yes, go ahead and leave here now and then come back so you will realize how fantastic it is. You may need a few hours to explore all of it.

One of my many favorite things I found was this recipe for a gorgeous striped ice cream cake. I have made it 5 times since finding it last month. I love how my guests’ jaws drop when they first see their slices placed in front of them.

I should first explain that I am not a chef at eCreamery. In fact, they don’t even allow me to touch things in the kitchen since I am culinarily challenged. I am a source for new ideas and a creative marketing, eCommerce person. I can hold my own in taste testing and thinking of new flavor combinations but actually making the ice cream — way too advanced for me.

So, not being the greatest in the kitchen, you can imagine my Culinary Artist Coworkers’ expressions when I presented these beautiful and amazingly delicious beauties.

I took some creative liberty and made Martha’s creation two different ways.

Original recipe here:  Martha’s Striped Ice Cream Cake Recipe

I used eCreamery Raspberry Lemonade and Passionfruit sorbettos to recreate this gorgeous ice cream cake. (Photo: Martha Stewart.com, Isager)

 

Ingredients

  • Angel Food Sheet Cake
  • 1 cup blueberry jam
  • 2 pints vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 2 pints raspberry sorbet, softened
  • 1 pint peach sorbet, softened

In my version, I purchased angel food cake sold in an aluminum loaf pan. This worked extremely well to allow me to “mold” the pan to be firmly against the ice cream and thereby preventing “running” layers.

I also subsituted the flavors. I used eCreamery Raspberry Lemonade Sorbetto and eCreamery Passionfruit Sorbetto (1 pint of each) to replace the raspberry and peach flavors. The colors were beatiful and the taste was very refreshing. My layer lines were not quite as perfectly straight as Martha’s which is no surprise. But I suspect no one would have believed I made them myself otherwise!

I also created a Chocolate Coconut Fudge Ice Cream Cake version. I used the striped ice cream cake recipe from Martha, but subsituted the following:

Chocolate Caramel Coconut Fudge Ice Cream Cake

A Chocolate Caramel Coconut version of Martha's Ice Cream Cake

  • Angel Food Cake in loaf pan
  • 1 cup chocolate fudge – softened
  • 1 pint eCreamery Coconut Sorbetto, softened
  • 1 pint eCreamery Chocolate Ice Cream, softened
  • 1 pint eCreamery Sea Salt Caramel, softened
  • Chocolate Chunks (added as a layer between the coconut and chocolate)

So, sincere delicious gratitude to Martha Stewart for her endless inspiration for new ways to use ice cream.

Here are just a few of my homework assignments for next week, 16 beautiful ice cream cake recipes from MarthaStewart.com.

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