Thursday, August 15, 2013

Tonight's Your One Chance to Try Ample Hills Creamery's Rocky's Road

Ample Hills Rocky's Road 
Regular blog readers might have noticed that I'm just a little obsessed with the ice cream from Ample Hills Creamery in Brooklyn. Well, the good folks at Ample Hills have a stand at Brooklyn's Pier 5 where you can get your dessert fix while you're getting your free movie fix at Syfy Movies With a View series. Each week Ample Hills has been running a fan flavor contest where Facebook fans post their themed flavor suggestions for the movie of the week. Tonight's movie is Rocky and tonight's flavor was created by yours truly!

Excited is an understatement. I've been offering up my flavor suggestions all summer long. I'm not even joking. Here are my entries that didn't make the cut:

Ferris Bueller's Day Off:
Sweet Freedom: sweet cream with chocolate fudge and salted honey ribbons and homemade honey comb pieces.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Veruca Salt'd Crack: salted butter caramel ice cream with crack cookies, salted peanuts (the source of the Salt family fortune) and rivers of hot fudge.

Charlie's Golden Ticket: dark chocolate ice cream with chocolate chunks, a fudge ripple and Golden Graham "tickets."

8 Mile:
Chip Hop: ginger ice cream with chocolate chips (in honor of the "deliciously different" Detroit born Vernor's ginger ale)

PB Rabbit: peanut butter ice cream with peanut butter and fudge swirls and peanut M & Ms.

Roman Holiday:
Bocca della Verità (Mouth of Truth): dark chocolate ice cream with blood orange syrup ripple, chocolate shavings and olive oil cake pieces

La Principessa: Dark chocolate ice cream with fudge swirls, pieces of crostata di ricotta (ricotta cheesecake flavored with lemon and Marsala wine), and cacao nibs

Bread and Circuses: Olive oil ice cream with crusty Italian bread pieces, brownie chunks and a nutella swirl

Rocky:
The Italian Stallion: Mascarpone ice cream with a espresso fudge swirl and chocolate covered cannoli pieces

Pie of the Tiger: Sweet cream ice cream with pumpkin pie pieces and fudge stripes.

The winning flavor, Rocky's Road, is my twisted take on Rocky Road ice cream. I'm a big fan of ice creams that are chock full of goodies, so this one has brownie chunks, chocolate chip cookie dough, mini marshmallows AND chocolate covered potato chips. The base is Ample Hills' rich dark chocolate ice cream, there's no way this won't be extremely delicious.

For my contribution to the Ample Hills flavor vault I win a pint of ice cream (score!). If you want in on Rocky's Road get yourself to Pier 5 TONIGHT. They're scooping limited quantities and when it's gone, it's all gone.

Ample Hills Creamery
623 Vanderbilt Ave
Prospect Heights
(347) 240-3926
www.amplehills.com

*illustration courtesy of Ample Hills' Facebook Page.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Wow! Congrats!!! I totally missed this but all your flavor suggestions sound uh.may.zing.
Esp the willy wonka with golden grahams!
Ttrockwood