I know I said I’d try new places and I will! I swear! But I was in Fishers and I just can’t help myself. This is the Handel’s Four Scoop Sampler. Counterclockwise from top left: Spouse Like a House, Chocolate Raspberry Truffle, Lemon, and Banana Cream Pie.
-Chocolate raspberry truffle is my always favorite-Dark dark chocolate with giant chunks of miraculously unwaxy fudge and thick swirls of tart raspberry jam.
-Lemon was a flavor of the month and missed the mark a bit with it’s slightly chemical taste. I LOVE lemon ice cream but if it tastes at all like Mr. Clean smells, I’m out.
-Banana cream pie was a revelation of mild, natural banana flavor and pie crust chunks (Note the decidedly un-YELLOW color). The company’s coconut cream pie is equally, if not more, amazing.
-Spouse Like a House is vanilla with chunks of chocolate-covered, peanut-butter-filled pretzel. Your heard me. Pretzels. Filled with peanut butter. Covered in chocolate. Get you some.
I may be calling this too soon, but I believe the weather has officially spiked above freezing for the season. To most of you, that probably means it’s time to put away the sidewalk salt and break out your bathing suits. To me, it means it’s ICE CREAM SEASON!
Froyo Fridays at Yogulatte on Mass Ave
The 4 scoop sampler at Handels, Clockwise from top Left: Strawberry, Coffee Chip, Praline Pecan, and Chocolate Raspberry Truffle (my personal favorite indulgence)
This is not to say, of course, that I’ve taken a break from training during the winter. Frozen treats are not a hobby I pick up when the sun comes out. September to April are my preparation months-stretch out the dessert stomach, prime those insulin receptors, and discover new flavors. But now it’s game time and I need your advice:
My favorite place in Indianapolis for ice cream is Handel’s. But I don’t discriminate: soft serve, hard serve, gelato, froyo-all loved in my book. Every week I’ll be doing Sundae Sundays. Send me your recommendations!