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Taste Test: PhillySwirl Ice Cream Cupcakes

A little while back, I received a box of ice cream cupcakes by PhillySwirl. I put the box in the freezer and totally forgot about them until I saw them featured on the Today Show. So last week, Yum, Molly, and I cracked open the box. There's nothing fancy or pretentious about these cupcakes. They come in two flavors: chocolate and vanilla. Each cupcake has a layer of cake, a layer of ice cream, a hard chocolate candy coating, a frosting topping, and a sprinkle of jimmies. To see what I thought of these frozen treats,

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They were absolutely delicious! With its creamy frosting, I preferred the vanilla to the chocolate. Like a blast from elementary school past, the taste is similar to those super-sugary, grocery store cupcakes that come in plastic containers.

The chocolate tasted like a cross between a brownie sundae and a Klondike bar. Both were totally indulgent without being over-the-top sweet.

I especially enjoyed the concept and plan on experimenting with my own ice cream cupcake recipe. Have you tried the PhillySwirl ice cream cupcakes? If so, what did you think?


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Chica8a Chica8a 7 years
never tried them but they look delicious!!
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 7 years
Just OMG! I want to try these.
sharshar sharshar 7 years
Whoa I'd love to taste those!
sharshar sharshar 7 years
Whoa I'd love to taste those!
darlene darlene 7 years
these look good
darlene darlene 7 years
these look good
dcfashionista dcfashionista 7 years
I have a BJ's card and will have to check them out.
chicchick chicchick 7 years
OMG, I have to try these!! It says they are at Albertson's, Wal-mart, Costco, etc. I am on a mission!
ImmaDiva ImmaDiva 7 years
o wow, awesome idea! hahaha hmmmmmm :)~
lilCROAT03 lilCROAT03 7 years
wow looks like a caloric BOMB
lilCROAT03 lilCROAT03 7 years
wow looks like a caloric BOMB
princess325 princess325 7 years
I'm drooling... these look soooo good. Now I really want a cupcake, and there's none in the house.
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
I'd loooooooooooooooooooove to try this.
milosmommy milosmommy 7 years
Thanks Martini!
milosmommy milosmommy 7 years
Thanks Martini!
kea718 kea718 7 years
yummm...those are so tasty. I bought them a few months ago because I LOVE ice cream cake. I'll NEVER buy them again, they're so good I wound up finishing the box in 2 days!!! I wish they'd find a way to package these frozen delights into individual packages
MartiniLush MartiniLush 7 years
Hey, milosmommy, if you go to teh phillyswirl web site (linked above), they have a map where you can select your location and it will give you a list of stores!
milosmommy milosmommy 7 years
Those look so good. Where can I find them here in the bay area??
AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
Yep, gotta have cake cold!
AmberHoney AmberHoney 7 years
Yep, gotta have cake cold!
Atiyah Atiyah 7 years
I want to try these out.. Everything i like all in one small package!
lolococo lolococo 7 years
Yum!! Totally craving a cupcake now...
Liss1 Liss1 7 years
I saw these at BJ's and thought they looked good. I will have to pick some up. :)
MartiniLush MartiniLush 7 years
I had never heard of these until now - I am set to have a huge party for my girls in a few weeks to celebrate my bday (late, but late is better than never, right?)- you can believe these will be on the menu! Thanks for posting this, Party!!! I get the BEST ideas from you!
xbabydoll10 xbabydoll10 7 years
i would LOVE one of those right about now, as I am having a cupcake craving crisis at work!
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