Saturday, May 24, 2014

REVIEW: Friendly's Party Cake


Back in August, we discovered a few cartons of Friendly’s had been introduced at one of our local grocery stores. In our excitement, we completely overlooked the fact that Mint Cookie Collision was indeed a frozen dairy dessert. You can imagine our disappointment, even though the flavor managed to score a C. This time though, we were able to get our hands on some of Friendly’s actual ice cream, and a new flavor at that.


Party Cake combines cake flavored ice cream with rainbow sprinkles and swirls of blue icing and comes in at 190 calories per serving. It’s rare that you find the product inside the container looks better than it does on the outside illustration, but this was absolutely the case here. Full sized rainbow sprinkles and a large concentration of the icing were immediately visible upon popping off the lid (along with the sweet smell of birthday cake).


We’ve had plenty of cake flavored ice cream, but the rich, authentic flavor Friendly’s was able to capture certainly caught our attention. The bright blue icing smelled of buttercream and paired perfectly with the base ice cream. The sugary, multicolored sprinkles were able to add texture, even more color, and when combined in a bite with the other two ingredients, achieved an A with ease.


Where I Found It: Ingles Markets
Grade: A

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