It is no secret that ice creams have had a long-standing history in India's culinary journey. For generations, ice creams have truly defined happiness and celebration in every household. While these frozen delicacies are usually longed for in the scorching summers, the thrill of eating ice cream in cold winters also remains unmatched. With the Indian consumers' ever-evolving palette, the ice cream industry has seen some exciting ice cream-based desserts and flavours make their way into many a craving. Mr. Mohit Khattar, CEO of a popular Ice Cream Brands shares the brand's top five ice cream desserts and flavours that were a hit in 2022.
1. Strawberry Cheesecake Sundae
This is not just the regular strawberry ice cream with tiny bits of cheesecake in it, this is an actual slice of baked cheesecake topped with a scoop of Very Berry Strawberry ice cream, delicious strawberry topping and whipped cream. This sundae echoes happiness in every bite. Probably that's why it has been one of the most interesting dessert developments of the year.
2. Lotus Biscoff Ice Cream
No surprises here. With the whole nation being bowled over by the Lotus Biscoff, it was only fair for this flavor to find its share of admirers. This Biscoff flavored ice cream with Lotus Biscoff pieces and a caramel ribbon has wowed aficionados this year.
3. Mississippi Mud Ice Cream
There it is, the all-time favorite companion of everyone's, chocolate. The age-old dark chocolate ice cream with fudgy brownie pieces continues to be the perfect foil for a dull day and for every celebration. And many a time for just no reason at all!
4. Butterscotch Fudge With Cookie Crumble
This creamy combines butterscotch ice cream with a swirly butterscotch ribbon and is loaded with cookie crumble. It has crumbled the hearts of many this year making it one of the most sought-after flavors this year.
5. Gulab Jamun Ice Cream
This one is a mouth-watering scoop of heavenly ice cream with a hint of rabdi, generous gulab jamun pieces and pistachios. No surprise then, that this fusion ice cream has turned out to be a hot favorite across the country.
While we are still drooling over some of India's favorite flavors, we cannot wait to see what 2023 unfolds.
Mr. Mohit Khattar is the CEO of Graviss Foods, Baskin Robbins.