Did you know that Vanilla was the first flavor of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream? The brand may be known for their other more memorable flavors, but plain ol’ Vanilla is what got Ben & Jerry’s started. It’s received many awards and accolades over the years, and just happens to be my favorite, because it’s so yummy and goes well with everything!
Plus, Ben & Jerry’s Vanilla Ice Cream is made with fresh milk from Vermont Family Farmers and Fair Trade vanilla beans. Fair Trade means that farmers in developing countries are paid a fair price for their harvest, which allows them to earn a better income. Good to know.
Ben & Jerry’s Vanilla Ice Cream is the perfect compliment to just about any dessert, but it’s perfect with a holiday pie! My neighbor baked a delicious pecan pie for us for Thanksgiving, and adding a scoop of Ben & Jerry’s made it complete. The combination of the cold ice cream and the warm pie? Appropriate that the dessert plate has clouds on it, because it was heavenly. I also love this ice cream with apple pie, chocolate cake, strawberry shortcake… I could go on and on. For something a little more indulgent for the adults… if you have just a little bit of vanilla ice cream left in the container – not enough for a full serving – let it melt and a little vanilla-infused vodka and chocolate liqueur to make a rich and creamy chocolate martini. Ben & Jerry’s Vanilla Ice Cream is also wonderful by itself, of course!
Giveaway has ended.
What would you serve Ben & Jerry’s Vanilla Ice Cream with? Leave a comment below to be entered to win a fantastic prize package like the one pictured below. It will include three coupons for free pints of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, a Ben & Jerry’s apron, ice cream scoop, dessert plates and more. A prize valued at approximately $50.
All these products are available at Ben & Jerry’s online gift shop, by the way. I’ve gotten wonderful compliments on the apron – “Mommy, you look like a cow!” Just what I wanted to hear… bwahaha! 😉
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Entry period ends Sunday, December 18th, 2011. US entries only, one person per household. Leave a separate comment per entry and a valid email address. Winner, chosen at random, has 3 days to claim their prize.
Disclosure: I received a package similar to the one pictured above, as well as a few pints of Ben & Jerry’s to facilitate this review, but all opinions are my own!