Many people believe that a meal is not complete without a sweet ending, but it can be hard to pick just one dessert. These creative pie and ice cream pairings offer an extra scoop of deliciousness.
Ice cream and pie are a classic combination. The a la mode serving style is often a scoop of vanilla over that all-American apple pie. Although that classic combination will always be part of the conversation, it does not have to be the only choice served on the plate.
As many people appreciate, flavor pairings can either feature contrasting or parallel flavor notes. Both scenarios have their benefits. Even though mom might have preferred people not play with their food, flavor pairings are a different conversation.
Recently, Breyers and Talenti shared some creative pie and ice cream pairings that will be perfect for any holiday gathering. While one or two of the options are traditional, a few food options will get the people running to the store.
Creative pie and ice cream pairings worth of another serving
Breyers Natural Vanilla and Pumpkin Pie
While some people might put a dollop of whipped cream on pumpkin pie, Breyers Natural Vanilla is a decadent option that has people asking for a second scoop. The contrast of the sweet cream with the warm spices is divine.
Talenti Sea Salt Caramel Gelato and Apple Pie
Although the classic apple pie a la mode is with vanilla, the Talenti Sea Salt Caramel Gelato adds a burst of sweetness. While that salt is the punch of flavor to round out all the ingredients, it is a sophisticated take on a caramel drizzle on that pie. Plus, consider a sprinkle of nutmeg on the gelato. It is the secret ingredient that will have everyone talking.
Talenti Cold Brew Coffee Sorbetto and Pecan Pie
Coffee and pie are often a common end of meal food and beverage pairing. This combination contrasts sweet and bitter. The pecan pie is rich, sweet. With the Talenti Cold Brew Sorbetto, the flavor becomes a nutty mocha flavor. Consider serving the pie a little warm and allow the Sorbetto melt into the slice.
Talenti Pacific Coast Pistachio Gelato and Sweet Potato Pie
Probably the most curious pairing, this combination will have everyone take notice. The salty sweetness will have the dessert lovers swooning. Even if sweet potato pie might not be the most popular choice at the holidays, this pairing will have everyone rethinking that concept.
Breyers REESE’S Peanut Butter and Cherry Pie
A grown up take on peanut butter and jelly, this combination will become a favorite all year long. It might become the new all-American a la mode option that has everyone talking.
What are your favorite pie and ice cream pairings? Do you know of a different flavor combination that should be on this list?