Van's standard vanilla custard is studded with m&ms, granola, peanuts, and pretzels.
'frozen custard' on Serious Eats
In addition to the numerous ice cream shops around Seattle, you can find gelato, frozen custard, frozen yogurt, sorbet, shaved ice, and slushes scattered around the city. No need to feel overwhelmed, here's a guide to 11 of our favorites.
Luv-it Frozen Custard has been saving locals from the Las Vegas heat for over forty years. On your first visit, we recommend you stick with a classic sundae aptly called "the Western."
The FDA requires frozen custard to contain at least 10 percent milkfat and 1.4 percent egg yolk solids. We at Serious Eats require frozen custard to be creamy, luxuriously smooth in texture, and balanced in flavor to be considered worthy of a lick. While it can require a bit of a drive into the suburbs of D.C. to find good frozen custard, here are six that are well worth the mileage.
I know it's just barely spring, but I'm already thinking about ice cream, gelato, sundaes, and other frozen desserts. Admit it, you've already had your first iced coffee of the season or started daydreaming about your favorite scoop shops to hit this summer. Here are some of my all-time favorite frozen treats from across America, from vanilla soft serve with maple-pecan-bacon streusel in Chicago to sundaes in Ohio. Chime in with any others I missed.
My wife and I visited Milwaukee almost exclusively to eat and we weren't leaving the city until we had a certain Wisconsin specialty: frozen custard, which is thicker and smoother than ice cream due to the higher percentages of eggs and cream. Of the two rivals in town (Kopp's and Leon's) we went with Leon's.