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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
President Ronald Reagan proclaimed July National Ice Cream Month in 1984 due to the frozen dessert’s widespread popularity. President Reagan encouraged people to celebrate National Ice Cream Month with ceremonies and activities. The National Ice Cream Association also promotes National Ice Cream Month. All throughout the month of July, you can come to your local Praline’s and try some of our delicious, award-winning ice cream to celebrate National Ice Cream Month. Try Some Delicious Ice Cream at Your Local Praline’s Praline’s serves dozens of flavors of ice cream, including traditional flavors and ones that are uniquely our own. If you are a traditionalist, you can try our Vanilla, Chocolate, Chocolate Chip, Strawberry, or Rocky Road ice cream. If you like cookies in your ice cream, you can have some of our Cookie Dough, Cookie Kaboom, or Oreo ice cream. If you prefer your ice cream with pieces of candy, you…Read More
Many days throughout the year are devoted to celebrating delicious desserts. Two of those special days are coming up later this week: National Strawberry Sundae Day on Friday, July 7 and National Chocolate with Almonds Day on Saturday, July 8. Praline’s invites you to bring your family and friends to the shop closest to you to try some of our award-winning ice cream in honor of one or both of these days. Enjoy Some Strawberry or Swiss Chocolate Almond Ice Cream at Praline’s If you love strawberries, come to Praline’s for National Strawberry Sundae Day this Friday. We make our delicious Strawberry ice cream with fresh strawberries. You can also have strawberry topping on your sundae. If you prefer chocolate and nuts in your sundae, come to Praline’s this Saturday for National Chocolate with Almonds Day. You can try a sundae with some of our Swiss Chocolate Almond ice cream.…Read More
July 1 has been designated as National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day. On this day every year, people celebrate their favorite unique ice cream flavors and head to ice cream shops to sample some flavors they have never tried before. Praline’s invites you to come to the location closest to you this Saturday, July 1 to try some of our award-winning ice cream for National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day. Creative and Delicious Ice Cream Flavors You Can Try at Praline’s Praline’s makes dozens of flavors of fresh and delicious ice cream every day. You can try our Donnatella ice cream flavored with hazelnuts and chocolate bits, or have some of our Cookie Kaboom ice cream. We mix vanilla ice cream with Oreos, oatmeal cookies, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate graham crackers, and pieces of cookie dough. If you like coffee, try some Espresso Ripple Bean ice cream at Praline’s. We…Read More
This Saturday, June 24, bring your family to your local Praline’s to celebrate National Pralines Day. You can try some of our Pralines-n-Cream ice cream or one of our dozens of other award-winning flavors. What Are Pralines? A praline is a confection made from whole or ground nuts and sugar syrup. The word is also used to refer to a chocolate cookie with ground nut powder. Pralines come in several forms, depending on where they are made. Belgian pralines have a hard chocolate outer layer and a softer filling that is sometimes liquid. French pralines are made from almonds and caramelized sugar. American pralines are softer and creamier because they are made with milk or cream. American pralines look like fudge. The first pralines were made in France in the 17th century. French settlers later introduced pralines to Louisiana. In the 1800s, chefs in New Orleans began using pecans instead…Read More