Wednesday, August 6, 2014

REVIEW: Friendly's Red Velvet Cake Sundae Xtreme


Friendly's isn't a brand we frequently see in North Carolina. There aren't any Friendly's restaurants anywhere near our location and only recently did we start seeing their products show up on shelves. Upon first spotting this brand, we made the mistake (or so we assumed at the time) of scooping up their Mint Cookie Collision as part of their Sundae Xtreme lineup. It wasn't until we closer analyzed the carton did we realize we were dealing with a frozen dairy dessert. Since then, we've tried many of their standard ice cream flavors and enjoyed nearly all of them. What we can't understand is why they exile all their great flavor ideas to end up as frozen dairy desserts, especially this delicious sounding Red Velvet Cake version.


This red velvet frozen dairy dessert with red velvet pieces and cream cheese swirl only contains 150 calories per serving, but we know the trade off comes with the subpar consistency of the base. Regardless, we consider ourselves red velvet junkies, so we still scooped some into a bowl for science. As expected, the frozen dairy dessert melted down at a fast pace starting immediately, but the sweetness of the large, moist red velvet cake pieces and thick stripes of cream cheese frosting sure helped distract our taste buds. If you love red velvet and are looking for a sweet treat without a ton of calories (like we were), this might be a decent option, but go for a super-premium option for the best overall experience.


Where I Found It: Ingles Markets
Grade: B

2 comments:

  1. I can no longer find this ice cream at any Ingles store here in Georgia. Have it been discontinued?

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