Since summertime temperatures in Arizona frequently hover above 100.0°F, residents and visitors alike are left searching for ways to cool themselves down. Some people seek refuge from the heat in the local swimming pools, while others rely upon consuming their favorite frozen treats. If there were ever to be an official food during the summertime in the desert, why not make it a chilly dessert like ice cream?
It shouldn’t be a surprise that Metro Phoenix is home to some of the best ice cream shops in the nation. From made-from-scratch liquid nitrogen ice cream to delicate rolled Thai ice cream, here is a guide to some of the most popular ice cream shops in the Valley:
Udder Delights – Known as the place “Where the Ice Cream is so amazing it’s LIFE CHANGING!” According to
their website, what sets them apart from other ice cream shops around the city is that their pastry chef works with local farms and only uses fresh, local ingredients to create custom flavors from scratch. Some of their Year Round Favorites include: Arizona Sunset, Bubble Gum, Very Cherry Chip and White Chocolate Raspberry to name a few. They also offer a variety of dairy free and seasonal flavors too.
Sweet Republic – Recognized as an artisan ice cream shop, Sweet Republic’s motto is: “Discover the difference of fresh local ingredients and distinctive recipes made from scratch by real people passionate about sharing the pleasure of extraordinary ice cream.
Below Freezing – Here is your chance to scratch eating rolled Thai ice cream off of your bucket list. The Below Freezing ice cream shop is located inside Om Indian Bistro in Phoenix.
The Creamistry – Using Creamologists that specialize in using liquid nitrogen to prepare customized, handcrafted ice cream right in front of customers, The Creamistry offers over 70 flavors and toppings, and take pride in using high quality, premium ingredients including all natural and organic ingredients.