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Maple Cinnamon Crunch Ice Cream


Last week I had an eye doctor appointment and it just so happened that the doctor’s office was right next door to our local Graeter’s Ice Cream Shop.  Graeter’s is well-known here in the Cincinnati area.  Me being the weak person that I am, had already decided upon arrival that I would be making a visit next door after my eye appointment.

When I walked in the door, I was so amazed at all the different flavors of ice cream that I simply couldn’t choose.  That’s when I saw a sign advertising their newest flavor…Maple Cinnamon Crunch!   OMG!  Yes, I’ll have a scoop of that, please!   It was a little pricey at $4.50 a scoop so I thought to myself, this had better be the best ice cream I have ever tasted.

Once I returned to my car, I took one bite while swooning over it.  Then I immediately started dissecting the wonderful creamy concoction.  A true maple flavor was definitely pronounced along with the rich flavor of pure cream.  Hidden inside were these little pieces of some sort of shortbread with a cinnamon taste…a true complement to the maple flavor.  I was totally in heaven.  I knew exactly what I had to do when I got home…replicate the recipe!

The first order of the day was figuring out how to make maple syrup the star of the show.

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Cindy Gibbs » about

Hi, I'm Cindy, born and raised in the Bluegrass State. The food at My Country Table is homestyle, savory, southern and sweet, where I love to revive the old fashioned forgotten recipes of years past and test new ones as well. Please come join me at My Country Table.