Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Best Selling Flavors to Try During National Ice Cream Month

OKEMOS, Mich., – July is National Ice Cream Month! Fun fact: ice cream has been around since the Roman Empire, and has been noted in history books for hundreds of thousands of years. Over time, this chilly dessert has become an international favorite, and has been made with many unique flavors and styles. We're big fans too and we've put together a list of best-selling flavors to try during National Ice Cream Month. Check out our list below, then head out in your Chevy and grab a few pints to share. Enjoy!


Need a caffeine kick? Coffee flavored ice cream is just the flavor you're looking for! It combines the taste of coffee with the sweetness of ice cream, and tastes just like a frozen coffee. Coffee flavored ice cream is among the list of best-sellers and is also incredible easy to make at home if you're looking for a new recipe to try.

Ice Cream Fun Fact: In the summer of 1790, President George Washington spent over $200 on ice cream. That's over $5,000 worth of ice cream by today's standards!

Cookies & Cream

One of the most popular ice cream flavors in the United States, cookies and cream is the ideal flavor for Oreo lovers! If you didn't already know, cookies and cream ice cream is made with a blend of crunchy chocolate cookie pieces and sweet vanilla ice cream. If you're looking to get your hands on a cup or cone of cookies and cream, Tasty Twist in East Lansing has the best ice cream in the area!

Ice Cream Fun Fact: New Zealand is the biggest consumer of ice cream in the world: on average, their population eats over 7.5 gallons of ice cream per person per year!

Peanut Butter

You might be surprised to know that peanut butter ice cream is one of the best-selling ice cream flavors! Enjoy the rich and creamy flavor of peanut butter without the stickiness, and be sure to top it off with chocolate syrup, Reese's minis, or more peanut butter if you're a fan! You can either make it yourself or check out the Michigan State Dairy Store for their take on peanut butter ice cream.

Ice Cream Fun Fact: Chocolate syrup is the most popular ice cream topping in the world! Chocolate syrup goes great with almost every flavor, and can make your peanut butter ice cream taste like  Reese's peanut butter cups!

Cookie Dough

Did you know, chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream is the best selling ice cream flavor in Michigan?! It uses sweet and simple vanilla ice cream as a base with raw cookie dough bits sprinkled throughout, but don't worry, the dough is completely safe to eat. If you're feeling creative, you can try making chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream at home for a fun surprise for the ice cream lovers in your family.

Ice Cream Fun Fact: Next to cookies, ice cream is the best selling treat in the United States!

Mint Chocolate Chip

Mint and chocolate together is one of those dynamic duos you see everywhere in the dessert world, including in ice cream! Mint chocolate chip ice cream, one of the best-selling flavors, allows you to enjoy the duo in a cool and creamy way. You can find a variety of styles that include chocolate chunks, chips, and swirls of syrup! If you're looking for a unique twist on ice cream, Dippin' Dots makes a mint and chocolate flavor.

Ice Cream Fun Fact: It takes approximately 50 licks to finish a single scoop of ice cream. 

This July, take your taste buds on a chilly, delicious flavor vacation with these best-selling flavors to try during National Ice Cream Month. From coffee to cookie dough, you may find a new favorite flavor or become a regular at a local Okemos ice cream shop! For any trip you take this Summer, including the short trips, you'll want to make sure your vehicle is in shape to do so. Check out our summer care care tips to ensure you're ready for the road. If you've got a big road trip coming up, bring your vehicle in to our Service Center to have it inspected before you go!

Located conveniently just outside of Lansing, Hank Graff Chevrolet Okemos is here to help you with your car buying and servicing needs. Our goal is to create a transparent experience and a comfortable environment for all of our valuable customers. If you have any questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, reach us at (517) 349-8300, or stop by the dealership at 1748 W. Grand River in Okemos, MI 48864

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