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Sundae Bar Ideas

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Sundae Bar Ideas

If you’re planning an ice cream or sundae party it pays to be prepared! Every day is summer in Florida, so we have the luxury of cooling off with some ice cream at any point during the year! For your next celebration or event, having a multitude of different ice cream flavors and toppings will help spice up your party and put a smile on everyone’s faces. Read on to see what we recommend for the perfect ice cream sundae party!

Ice Cream Flavors

When you’re planning an ice cream party or event, bring a few flavors to cater to everyone’s individual tastes. First off, we recommend the classics: vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry, because they are tried and true classics that can be combined to create Neapolitan ice cream. For the last two or three flavors, we recommend another classic and two unique flavors. Everyone loves Oreos, so a cookies and cream flavor is always a safe choice. At FY&I Delray, we have a couple of unique flavors that you can choose from: banana cream pie, black cherry vanilla, birthday cake, almond praline, rum raisin, and superman are just a few of the uncommon flavors that we carry. Just like cookies and cream ice cream, cookie dough is also a tried and true flavor that will satisfy that sugar craving.

Ice Cream Toppings

One thing is for sure: everyone loves toppings on their ice cream! For the ultimate ice cream creation, use our list below to create a sundae bar worth the effort:

1.       Sauces

·         Butterscotch sauce

·         Strawberry sauce

·         Melted peanut butter or peanut butter sauce

·         Hot fudge

·         Caramel sauce

·         Chocolate sauce

2.       Go nuts!

·         Pecans

·         Cashews

·         Walnuts

·         Almonds

·         Peanuts

3.       Make it healthy!

·         Coconut

·         Cherries

·         Pineapple

·         Banana

·         Raspberries

·         Blueberries

·         Strawberries

·         Blackberries

4.       Top it off!

·         Jelly beans

·         Chopped up candy bars (twix, heath, and kit kats are some favorites!)

·         Reese’s pieces

·         Mini marshmallows

·         Chocolate chips

·         Gummy bears

·         M&Ms

·         Sprinkles

·         Peanut butter cups

·         Brownie bits

·         Whipped cream

Ice Cream Bar Delray Beach

If you don’t want to host your own ice cream sundae party, come visit ours! Every day is a party here at FY&I with over 20 flavors of ice creams, a full-service sundae bar, outdoor and indoor flat screen TVs, and a breezy cool-and-covered café. We also offer delivery through Delivery Dudes, so you can enjoy our unique ice cream flavors from the comfort of your own home! Give us a call at (561) 450-7402 to learn more about our unique ice cream bar and choice of flavors.

 

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Dairy Free Ice Cream Delray Beach

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Dairy Free Ice Cream Delray Beach

FY&I Delray is located in the heart of downtown Delray Beach in between the Office Restaurant and El Camino. We offer a variety of ice cream, Dole soft serve sorbet, Italian gelato, and dairy-free and sugar-free ice cream choices. We are a popular destination for dairy-sensitive individuals because of our wide variety of flavors! Our dairy-free ice cream flavors include:

·         Butter Pecan

·         Coffee

·         Raspberry

·         Dole Pineapple

·         Vanilla Fudge

There are many different ways to create dairy free ice cream. A few common commercial and at-home methods include using soy, cashew, almond, and coconut milk. Not only does it taste similar to dairy, it also has much less sugar and calories than their dairy counterparts. Our dairy free ice cream is the real deal! It’s creamy, flavorful, and healthier than traditional ice cream. Many of our flavors have the exact same ingredient profile as regular ice cream, sans the dairy-milk. This can lead to a reduction in calories and fat, while maintaining the same flavor as dairy-full ice cream.

Dairy-Free Ice Cream Recipe

If you’re lactose intolerant or just simply trying to avoid dairy, this recipe works wonders on hot summer days. In the search for egg-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free lifestyles, many people are stopping by FY&I Delray for our dairy free options. If you want to make some homemade ice cream, we recommend this recipe. You’ll need five ingredients, which include:

·         1 13.5oz can of whole coconut milk

·         1 Cup almond milk

·         ½ cup agave nectar or other naural sweetener

·         ¼ tsp – ½ tsp salt

·         ½ tsp xanthan gum (gluten-free thickener)

·         Optional add ins! This could be anything from strawberries and reese’s cups, to sprinkles and chocolate chips.

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1.       Blend all of the ingredients until thick and creamy. This should take about 1-2 minutes. After this, transfer to an airtight container and chill for 3-4 hours.

2.       Transfer the mixture to an ice-cream mixer and churn. Generally, this lasts for about 25-40 minutes depending on the manufacturer. If using add-ins, gently add them during the last 5 minutes.

3.       This step varies depending on the desired texture. For a frozen-custard feel, transfer immediately from the churner to an ice cream bowl! If you want a firmer, more traditional ice cream texture, freeze for 30-60 minutes.

Ice Cream Shop Delray Beach

If you don’t own an ice cream mixer or churning device, come visit us at FY&I Delray! We have a ton of dairy free ice cream flavors to soothe that sweet tooth! Contact us today at (561) 450-7402!

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Top 10 Most Popular Ice Cream Flavors of 2018

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Top 10 Most Popular Ice Cream Flavors of 2018

Favorite frozen treat flavors- everyone has one. If you don’t, come to FYI Delray and sample flavors until you find the perfect match! Whether it’s ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato, vegan/dairy free ice cream, or our sugar-free options, there is something for everyone at our Delray Beach location. So let’s talk about some of the top flavors in America… is one of them your top pick?

Mint Chocolate Chip is the #1 Favorite in America

Mint Chocolate Chip is the #1 Favorite in America

1.       Mint Chocolate Chip

Ahh, yes. The wonderful and delicious combination of minty ice cream and semi-sweet chocolate chips! This classic pairing is at the top of the list with over 15% of people calling it their favorite.

2.       Chocolate

Simple, satisfying and smooth. Chocolate affects the brain and nervous system- it triggers the release of the “love chemical” phenylethylamine and encourages secretion of “happy” neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin! No wonder chocolate is a list-topper!

3.       Cookies and Cream

Talk about a crunchy combo! Cookies and cream comes in a number of delicious varieties- some with mint cookies, others with creme-filled Oreos. Whatever the cookie, the result is always the same: wonderful.

4.       Vanilla

Call it basic, call it what you will… vanilla ice cream is a perfect example of an uncomplicated approach leading to taste-bud bliss. Paired with all manner of baked treats (like pie or brownies!) or enjoyed solo, it is sure to satisfy.

Vanilla Ice Cream goes great with baked goods!

Vanilla Ice Cream goes great with baked goods!

5.       Butter Pecan

Butter pecan ice cream is a smooth vanilla ice cream with pecans and a slight buttery flavor. A popular variety, it brings notes of southern flavors into perfect concert. The pecans add a pleasant crunch for a memorable texture… mmm!

6.       Rocky Road

A smorgasbord of ingredients, Rocky Road ice cream combines chocolate ice cream with a nut, usually almonds, marshmallows, and often semi-sweet chocolate chips. Rocky road is a great option when you’re feeling a bit more adventurous.

7.       Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Making cookies can be a temptation- how many balls of raw dough make it into the oven once the delicious cookie dough is in the menu?! Solution: add it to ice cream, and enjoy.

8.       Chocolate Chip

While the two previous flavors included chocolate chips in some way, this top-flavor entry keeps it simple and streamlined. Ice cream? Check. Chocolate chips? Check. Deliciousness is a go!

9.       Strawberry

The only fruity ice cream flavor to make the top 10 list, this delicious staple shows up in neopolitan flavor as well, alongside fellow favorites chocolate and vanilla. Whether on its own or with whole fruit, strawberry is loved by many.

Classic Strawberry is a fruity hit!

Classic Strawberry is a fruity hit!

10.   Coffee

Need caffeine? Don’t want hot or iced coffee at the moment? Or are you just a huge java fan? Whatever your reason, you are not alone in your love for coffee ice cream if this flavor strikes your fancy.

“Ice Cream Near Me”

Searching for a local shop? At FYI Delray, we carry all of the top ten flavors, and many more! With ice cream, gelato, frozen yogurt, vegan, dairy-free and sugar-free options, there is something for everyone in our welcoming frozen treat boutique. Come and see for yourself today, and bring a friend- even if it’s just your sweet tooth!

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