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Taste Test: PhillySwirl Ice Cream Cupcakes
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?

Comments
Chica8a
Chica8a
never tried them but they look delicious!!
Baby-Girl
Baby-Girl
Just OMG! I want to try these.
sharshar
sharshar
Whoa I'd love to taste those!
darlene
darlene
these look good
dcfashionista
dcfashionista
I have a BJ's card and will have to check them out.
chicchick
chicchick
OMG, I have to try these!! It says they are at Albertson's, Wal-mart, Costco, etc. I am on a mission!
ImmaDiva
ImmaDiva
o wow, awesome idea! hahaha hmmmmmm :)~
lilCROAT03
lilCROAT03
wow looks like a caloric BOMB
princess325
princess325
I'm drooling... these look soooo good. Now I really want a cupcake, and there's none in the house.
aimeeb
aimeeb
I'd loooooooooooooooooooove to try this.
milosmommy
milosmommy
Thanks Martini!
kea718
kea718
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
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
Those look so good. Where can I find them here in the bay area??
AmberHoney
AmberHoney
Yep, gotta have cake cold!
Atiyah
Atiyah
I want to try these out.. Everything i like all in one small package!
lolococo
lolococo
Yum!! Totally craving a cupcake now...
Liss1
Liss1
I saw these at BJ's and thought they looked good. I will have to pick some up. :)
MartiniLush
MartiniLush
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
i would LOVE one of those right about now, as I am having a cupcake craving crisis at work!
Linda-McP
Linda-McP
Oh how I wish I had been there when you opened the box to try these! They look wonderful.
JaimeLeah526
JaimeLeah526
I'd love to try these.
mlen
mlen
they totally look worth trying out!
mckena
mckena
hmmm, they look alright. i don't like fluffy icing like that kind and i hate chocolate coated stuff (hate chocolate in general). i'd prefer to make a homemade version at home without those two things and buy some strawberry icing!
estrela
estrela
I HAS THESE AT A PARTY A COUPLE OF MONTHS AGO AND THEY WERE REALLY GOOD! MY COUSINS SAID SHE GOT THEM AT BJ'S.
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