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Ice cream is a well-known treat most that just about everyone enjoys eating. It’s been around since about the 1600s and with the vast array of flavors and textures available today, the joy this sweet treat brings is something most people can relate to. Over the years, ice cream went from a delicacy only royalty enjoyed, to a dessert anyone could purchase in a box at their grocery store freezer aisle. Served in a bowl and eaten with a spoon, or shaped as a figure that you lick off of a stick, there are lots of different ways to enjoy ice cream. One way that’s extra delicious is using a cone. These cookie-like wafers keep your hands clean, allow you to enjoy ice cream on the go, and give you an extra something sweet to eat together with your ice cream. First introduced sometime around the early 1900’s as a…Read More
Most Americans today are familiar with extended families. In fact, the modern family typically includes parents who are remarried, children that are adopted, and many other variations. It’s become much more the norm. To honor stepfamilies, a day of acknowledgment is held every year on September 16th. National Stepfamily Day highlights the importance of the bonds and relationships these families share. While there are sometimes hurdles faced by families where divorce and new sibling assimilation must occur, there are also great bonds and victories to be celebrated—and that is what this day recognizes. What better way to celebrate such an important family day than going out for ice cream? (more…)Read More
Next Wednesday, September 13, is National Peanut Day. Peanuts are actually legumes, not nuts, that are filled with protein, antioxidants, and nutrients. Praline’s invites you to come to the Connecticut ice cream shop closest to you to enjoy some of our delicious ice cream with peanuts or peanut butter on National Peanut Day. Ice Cream Flavors with Peanuts and Peanut Butter at Praline’s If you like your ice cream with chunks of peanuts, you can try our Snickers flavor. We crush Snickers candy and hand-mix it with our creamy vanilla ice cream. If you prefer smooth and creamy peanut butter in your ice cream, Praline’s has another flavor you can try. Our Peanut Butter Chip Swirl ice cream is vanilla ice cream with chocolate chunks and a peanut butter ripple throughout. If you prefer peanut butter cups, Praline’s has tasty ice cream flavors that are perfect for National Peanut Day.…Read More
Many people enjoy the taste of a cup of coffee, as well as the cool and creamy flavor of a scoop of ice cream. If these are two of your favorite treats, you can combine them with scoops of Coffee ice cream. Coffee takes on an even more delicious taste when it is combined with cream and sugar and frozen. People have been enjoying the taste of coffee ice cream for many years. It has been made since at least the late 19th century. Praline’s invites you to come to the shop closest to you on Wednesday, September 6 to celebrate National Coffee Ice Cream Day. The holiday is observed every year on that date. Praline’s serves traditional Coffee ice cream and Coffee Oreo with Coffee ice cream and pieces of Oreo cookies. Toppings for Your Coffee Ice Cream Sundae You can choose to have your ice cream on one…Read More
Children all across Connecticut are heading back to school. The start of a new academic year is an important time for kids. They get to meet their new teachers and spend time with friends they may not have seen much over the summer. Some children are happy to go back to school, while others are disappointed that summer is over. Whether your children are looking forward to the first day of school or not, you can make the transition easier by taking them out for ice cream after their first day. You can come to your local Praline’s and enjoy sundaes made with our award-winning ice cream and talk to your children about their experiences on their first day of class. Dozens of Delicious Ice Cream Flavors and Toppings at Praline’s Praline’s is known all over Connecticut for our award-winning ice cream. We serve dozens of flavors, including traditional favorites…Read More
Every year on August 25, people all over the United States celebrate the classic banana split. This delicious dessert combines three flavors of ice cream with fruit and toppings for a taste that people have loved for generations. Praline’s invites you to come to the shop closest to you on Friday, August 25 and try a banana split made with our award-winning ice cream. What Goes into a Banana Split? A banana split is traditionally served in a boat, a long dish specifically designed for the purpose. A banana is sliced lengthwise and topped with scoops of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream. The ice cream is covered with strawberry and pineapple toppings, whipped cream, crushed nuts, and Maraschino cherries. The banana split has evolved over the years, and many variations exist today, but the basic idea is always the same. When Was the Banana Split Invented? The banana split…Read More
Saturday, August 19 is National Soft Ice Cream Day. This is a day to celebrate the smooth and creamy deliciousness of soft serve ice cream. Praline’s invites you to come to the Connecticut location closest to you with your family and friends to try some of our soft serve ice cream. Facts You Might Not Know about Soft Ice Cream In 1934, an ice cream truck driver’s vehicle broke down in New York. He began to serve softened ice cream to people nearby on vacation. They loved it so much that he decided to open his own ice cream shop and serve soft ice cream. Soft serve ice cream is made with a different process than other types of ice cream. To make soft ice cream, air is introduced during the freezing process. Have Some Creamy Soft Ice Cream on a Cone or in a Sundae at Praline’s Come to…Read More
On a hot summer day, there is nothing better than a sundae piled high with scoops of delicious ice cream and toppings. Mint is a refreshing flavor that is perfect when paired with chocolate. At Praline’s, we have two kinds of mint-flavored ice cream that can cool you off on a hot day. Mint and Chocolate Ice Cream Flavors at Praline’s Come to your local Praline’s and enjoy some of our Mint Oreo ice cream. We pair our fresh mint-flavored ice cream with pieces of Oreo cookies. We can also serve you some of our Mint Chip ice cream. At Praline’s, we mix mint-flavored ice cream with chocolate chunks. Choose from Dozens of Tasty Toppings for Your Sundae at Praline’s You can choose to have your mint ice cream served on one of our four types of cones or in a sundae. If you decide to have your ice cream…Read More
Summer is in full swing, and kids across the state are on vacation. Relaxing at one of Connecticut’s beaches is the perfect way to enjoy a hot summer day with your family. After a day spent lounging in the sun and swimming in the water, your kids will probably be hungry. Stop in at your local Praline’s to try some of our award-winning ice cream. We can make delicious sundaes that your kids will be sure to love. Award-Winning Ice Cream Flavors Available at Praline’s Praline’s serves dozens of flavors of ice cream that your kids will enjoy. We have classic favorites like Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Chocolate Chip, and Cookie Dough. We also serve unique flavors, such as Graham Cracker Smacker, Cookie Kaboom, Donnatella, Dulce de Leche, Grape-Nut, Swiss Chocolate Almond, and many others. Toppings Your Children Can Choose for Their Sundaes Your kids can have their ice cream on…Read More
Vanilla ice cream is one of the most popular flavors. Whether enjoyed by itself or with other things mixed in, Vanilla ice cream serves as the foundation for many sundaes. Praline’s invites you to come to the location closest to you on Sunday, July 23 to celebrate National Vanilla Ice Cream Day. Many Delicious Ice Cream Flavors Available at Praline’s Praline’s serves classic Vanilla ice cream made with the finest vanilla extract. We also mix our Vanilla ice cream with cookies, candy, and other ingredients to produce several of our award-winning flavors. If you like vanilla and chocolate, bring your family and friends to Praline’s and try some of our Chocolate Chip ice cream. We mix our classic Vanilla ice cream with chocolate drops. You can also try some of our Fudge Ripple ice cream. We serve scoops of Vanilla ice cream with a fudge ripple streak. If you prefer…Read More