Boy is it hot one… you’re out running errands, the sun is turning the heat up on your body temperature, and sweat beads start forming on your forehead. All you can think about is cooling down. What better way to cool off than an ice cold summer treat to send chills through your body from the core, out? We’re guessing that if that ‘something cool’ is sweet, it’ll be even better. That’s why we’ve put together 10 of our Tipster summer picks to satisfy your sweet tooth and give you an edge on beating the summer heat!
This gourmet artisan shop is the place to go for Ice Lollies. From their in season snow cones to lollies, gelato, sorbet and more… they’ve got a great selection of things that are perfect to devour in the summer. Made by hand in small batches inside the walls of the cute shop, Mr. Lollies uses rapid freezing technology with the best of ingredients. They create classics, twists on classics and surprisingly unexpected flavor combinations that will tantalize your taste buds.
Must Try: Passion Fruit Sorbet
You scream, I scream… you know how the rest goes. Gerard is a local favorite when it comes to creative concoctions of ice cream. Mashing up your favorite desserts..choice is abundant here. Not to mention that they have fantastic alternatives like frozen yogurt, slush and milkshakes! If you grew up in Amman, then Gerard has definitely been a part of your journey and still is, for a reason. We’ll just say this; 140 premium flavors.
Must Try: Blueberry Cheesecake
Frosti’s Ice Cream is a local childhood favorite in Amman. Produced by mixing fresh milk, fresh cream and natural flavors…they make superior, Italian-style ice cream. If you’re looking for a scoop that feels rich and creamy, then Frosti has to make your list of things to try. Frosti uses fresh local fruits, delicious nuts, and the highest quality cocoa in the world market. Like your milk shake with organic milk? They’ve got that too! What are you waiting for?
Must Try: Pistachio with Aleppo Pistachio Nuts
We know, Fatty Dab’s Burger Shack might not be the first thing you think of when you think ‘sweet’. Yes, this is one of the best spots in Amman for a local burger that is epic but along with the awesome burgers, come awesome sweets. We’re talking cookies, milkshakes and sundaes. So if you’re looking for a two-for-one joint to get a meal and cool off, Fatty Dab’s will tick off the box. The desserts feel like they’ve come straight from the good old US of A.
Must Try: Cookie Dough Sundae
Four Winters is all about ice cream…winter, autumn, summer and spring. But since it’s summertime…it’s the best time to enjoy a taste of the trendsetter in the ice cream market. Working with liquid nitrogen to produce the smoothest, creamiest ice cream from only the finest and freshest ingredients possible, they’re known for their crazy-good combinations. We’re not only talking about creations like Raspberry Cookie and Birthday Cake. For the more adventures, there are mixes like Red Bell Pepper, Knafeh and more. So, how risky of a ice cream eater are you?
Must Try: Positive Energy Juice
What do you think Tipsters? What are your favorite sweet-tooth craving summer picks? Share and let us know!
And as always, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team