D-I-Y Valentine’ Day Treat Ideas from Bruster’s Real Ice Cream

February 10, 2016 // Franchising.com // PITTSBURGH - Bruster’s Real Ice Cream has some sweet ideas for letting someone special know how much you care on Valentine’s Day. Bruster’s ice cream experts have created home versions of two popular treats that are fun and easy to make, especially with kids. Or, let Bruster’s create them for you. Either way, you get quality time with your sweetie on Feb. 14.

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is made fresh daily right in the store where it is served. Only the freshest, finest ingredients, including cream from Pennsylvania dairy farms, go into each small batch of deliciousness. That explains why Bruster’s was named America’s #1 favorite ice cream in a national consumer survey.

To start making your Valentine’s Day treats, you’ll need to know your sweetie’s favorite flavor or flavors of ice cream. Bruster’s has a large variety of premium flavors with at least 24 made fresh daily. Go to brusters.com for a list of flavors and to find your closest shop. Buy a quart or gallon of fresh, hand-packed ice cream, follow the directions below or Watch this video.

Sweetheart Sundae

Suggested ice cream: Chocolate Raspberry Truffle

What you’ll need:

Bowl or large dish – our experts suggest a heart-shaped dish from a local retailer
Ice cream
Flavored topping sauce or sauces
Whipped cream
Valentine-themed sprinkles
Heart-shaped cookie (optional)
2 spoons

  1. Place 3 scoops of ice cream in the bowl or dish
  2. Cover each scoop with 1 oz. of flavored topping sauce
  3. Create a mound of whipped cream approximately 3 inches tall on top of the ice cream and sauce
  4. Scatter 2 teaspoons of Valentine-themed sprinkles over the whipped cream
  5. Top with a Valentine cookie (optional)
  6. Serve with 2 spoons

Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae

Suggested ice cream – Chocolate Mudslide

What you’ll need:

Bowl or dish
1 brownie
Ice cream
Hot fudge topping, warmed according to the label
Whipped cream
1 maraschino cherry
2 spoons

  1. Place brownie in the bowl or dish
  2. Add 2 scoops of ice cream
  3. Pour 3 oz. of warmed hot fudge sauce around the ice cream
  4. Create a mound of whipped cream approximately 3 inches tall on top of the ice cream and sauce
  5. Place cherry on top of whipped cream
  6. Serve with 2 spoons

Enjoy with your sweetheart!

Connect with Bruster’s Real Ice Cream online at www.brusters.com/,http://www.facebook.com/BrustersRealIceCream and @BrustersFresh.

About Bruster’s Real Ice Cream

Named America’s #1 frozen treat chain in the national Consumer Picks 2015 study, Bruster’s Real Ice Cream features 150 flavors of premium, handcrafted ice cream, yogurt, Italian ice and sorbet, with at least 24 made fresh in each shop daily. There are nearly 200 independently owned locations in 19 states and the nation of Guyana. Click here for franchise information.

SOURCE Bruster’s Real Ice Cream


Brad Ritter
Ritter Communications


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