Fun Facts About Ice Cream and You

As if ice cream isn't fun enough...there are lots of fun facts about ice cream to explore!

Ice cream is the soft, smooth, frozen treat that young and old find absolutely irresistible. Whether eating ice cream from a bowl, licking it from a cone stacked high with this frozen dessert, or scooping it straight out of the container into your waiting mouth - any experience with ice cream is bound to be a fun one!

As you lick up the last few drops from your ice cream treat and think that your fun with ice cream is soon to be over, why not savor a couple of fun facts about this tasty treat? How do these facts relate to you!

Fact # 1: Most Popular Ice Cream Flavors

The choice is up to you. You're at the supermarket and find yourself in the frozen foods aisle, peering through the glass doors at the ice cream. You carefully examine all the flavors available and then come to your decision. You open the freezer door and reach for your favorite flavor. What did you choose? The most popular ice cream flavors are vanilla, chocolate, butter pecan, and strawberry!

Fact # 2: Most Popular Ice Cream Topping

With your favorite ice cream safely tucked into your car, you head for home. Once home, you immediately grab a spoon, fill your bowl with ice cream, and reach for a topping. What did you grab? Most people choose chocolate syrup.

Fact # 3: Sharing Ice Cream with a Pet

Having made your ice cream just the way you like it, you flop yourself into a comfy chair to enjoy your treat. All your actions have not gone unnoticed. Within a couple minutes, your faithful dog saunters over and decides it's time for him to cash in on some of his rights as "man's best friend." Softly, he whimpers, fixing his steady gaze on the ice cream in your bowl. What do you do? About 5% of people let their pet enjoy some of their ice cream with them!

Fact # 4: Licking the Ice Cream Bowl Clean

The ice cream in your bowl quickly diminishes - whether you have the help of your dog or not! You scrape your spoon along the bottom of the bowl. Soon, even the spoon becomes ineffective for getting anything out. As you look inside your bowl, you can see all the ice cream that your spoon has left. That's bothersome. You don't want to waste even a drop of this tasty treat! Inside, a war rages. You can't rinse ice cream down the sink! Then again, will you actually lick the bowl? What will you do? Men (13%) are more likely to lick the bowl clean than women (8%).

Ice cream facts are fun, but everyone cream is the most fun when you've got a full bowl in front of you and some melting inside your mouth! No matter what your favorite ice cream flavor is or how you eat it, go have fun. Treat yourself to a big scoop of ice cream!

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About The Author, Jenn Fraiser
Jenn Fraiser has a passion for ice cream, a passion she likes to share with others. Her goal is to train people in the art of making, serving, and selling ice cream through