Tuesday, October 27, 2015

REVIEW: Talenti Salted Peanut Caramel


Peanut butter is typically a base used in both gelato and ice creams alike, but Talenti foregoes the butter with their simple sounding Salted Peanut Caramel gelato. "We started with our salted peanut gelato and add in large, halved, roasted peanuts and a swirl of salted caramel, because someone else needed to be invited to this peanut party." Once we had twisted off the top, we were able to bask in the glory of what appeared to be a promising looking first layer.


While the aesthetics were there, the actual eating experience of this flavor left a lot to be desired. The salted peanut gelato was bland for the most part, not salty enough to even warrant the name, and inferior in general taste-wise when compared to some of their other heavy-hitting gelatos. The halved peanuts were exactly what you'd expect, and while adding some much needed crunch and texture, did little else. My particular pint featured far less of the salted caramel swirl than advertised, but aided just enough to salvage an average rating.


Where I Found It: Target
Grade: C

2 comments:

  1. I think their new owners are ruining this brand. Even the pumpkin pie flavor this year seems less 'awesome' than the previous year's.

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  2. I was excited to buy this flavor, but was sorely disappointed in eating it. The peanuts were not a good addition and acted as suspended chunks of sadness. It made me feel sorry for the brand. I usually enjoy Talenti.

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