Desserts

Celebrities share their favorite ice cream brands

June 22, 2012 at 9:14 AM ET

Ice cream is the ultimate summer dessert. These homemade varieties—based in Ohio, Texas, New York and Pennsylvania—are celebrity favorites and can be shipped to your doorstep, so no travel required! Serve these gourmet flavors for an ice cream sundae no child (or adult!) will be able to resist.

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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

This Ohio-based ice cream shop is known for their decadent flavors and carefully sourced ingredients. Check out their Hats Off Collection 4 pack, which features flavors with rare, small-batch mix-ins like Ndalia Estate vanilla from Uganda and Askinosie's bean-to-bar chocolate from Missouri. 

Signature Flavors: Salty Caramel, Brambleberry Crisp and Whiskey & Pecans

Celebrity Fans: Katy Perry and Bethenny Frankel  

Have It Delivered: $72 for 6 pints (not including shipping), jenis.com

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Capogiro Gelato Artisans

The gelato and sorbetto at this Philadelphia-based shop is made from scratch each morning in small batches. Since it opened in 2002, Capogiro (which means "giddiness" in Italian) has created more than 350 different flavors—all made from hand-picked seasonal produce and milk from local dairy farms. 

Signature Flavors: Cioccolato con Banana (Chocolate Banana), Thai Coconut Milk and Strawberries and Cream

Celebrity Fans: Michelle Obama

Have It Delivered: $60 for 6 pints (not including shipping), capogirogelato.com

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Graeter's Ice Cream

Ohio-based Graeter's ice cream is known for their decadent fudgy chocolate chips. They use a traditional French Pot process—making just two gallons at a time—which keeps each batch super creamy. 

Signature Flavors: Black Raspberry Chip, Butter Pecan and Mint Chocolate Chip

Celebrity Fans: Sarah Jessica Parker and Oprah Winfrey

Have It Delivered: $60 for 6 pints (not including shipping), graeters.com

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Amy's Ice Creams

Over the last 25 years, this Austin, Texas-based ice cream company has created over 350 flavors. They're most unusual? Guinness, Roasted Jalapeno, Maple Bacon and Chocolate Wasabi! 

Signature Flavors: Mexican Vanilla, Belgian Chocolate and Oreo

Celebrity Fans: Drew Barrymore and Sandra Bullock

Have It Delivered: $30 for 6 pints (not including shipping), amysicecreams.com

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Chozen All Natural Ice Cream

These New York-based ice creams are inspired by the owners' favorite traditional Jewish holiday desserts, like apples and honey for Rosh Hashanah and macaroons for Passover. 

Signature Flavors: Apples & Honey, Ronne's Rugelach and Coconut Macaroon

Celebrity Fans: Gwyneth Paltrow

Have It Delivered: $30 for 5 pints (not including shipping), chozen.com

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