Thursday, August 6, 2015

REVIEW: Publix Premium Buckeyes & Fudge (Limited Edition)


As I discussed in my last Publix ice cream review, the construction of a new Publix in my area has once again given me access to some of the best limited edition flavors you'll find in a full half gallon carton. Mocha Mud Pie, which I reviewed a few months back, served as a very nice re-introduction to the brand. This time around we opted for a flavor called Buckeyes & Fudge. This one features premium peanut butter ice cream loaded with chocolate-covered peanut butter buckeye candies and swirls of thick fudge.


Even though I've reviewed over 15 different limited edition flavors from Publix, this would be the first time I'd be sampling their premium peanut butter base. As expected, the consistency is above average and provides an ideal foundation to build upon with the aforementioned mix-ins. As we've seen in other cartons, the stripes of fudge are thick, rigid and are abundant from top to bottom. While the simple, proven combination of peanut butter ice cream and a chocolate fudge swirl were already great, the chocolate coated peanut butter balls are really what took Buckeyes & Fudge to the next level. I'd suggest scooping up this and a carton of Mocha Mud Pie before they're both gone!


Where I Found It: Publix
Grade: A

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