Hot Cheetos are the most addicting snack, as their delightful crunchiness and spicy kick are the perfect combo. I usually associate these cheesy corn puffs with vending machines or gas stations, for those moments when you give into the craving for junk food and grab a bag of spicy hot Cheetos. However, Marble Slab Creamery has brought this classic snack food to another arena with their hot Cheetos ice cream!
Strange and creative food mashups have always been a fun way to experience and find new flavor combos. TikTok has made this into even more of a trend, with the many videos featuring food combos most of us never would have dreamed up. From Doritos with Oreos to Kraft macaroni and cheese ice cream, if you can think of it, it's been done. Marble Slab Creamery, which was founded in Houston, Texas, has hopped on the trend with its unconventional new menu item.
Cheetos Flamin' Hot Ice Cream
Marble Slab Creamery and Frito-Lay's Flamin' Hot Cheetos have teamed up to create something that hot Cheetos fans never dared to dream of. The ice cream shop and the snack company have created Cheetos Flamin' Hot Ice Cream and a Cheetos Flamin' Hot Shake.
Jessica Spaulding, head of Cheetos marketing, says that the creamery and the snack brand are the "perfect fit." "Our fans' biggest passion points are food mashups and we're constantly inspired by how they use Cheetos as an ingredient in their culinary creations. We know they will love Cheetos Flamin' Hot Ice Cream and can't wait to bring a little mischief to summer."
This new ice cream flavor has all the taste of the spicy, cheesy corn puffs, and all the creamy texture that we love in a scoop of ice cream. The ice cream used is a sweet cream base, and the hot Cheetos are then crushed throughout. You can get this new Flamin' Hot Cheetos ice cream in a cup, ice cream cone, or milkshake.
As Annica Conrad, the chief marketing officer for FAT Brands/QQSR division, says "Marble Slab Creamery and Cheetos has a lot in common. Our brands are both fun, witty, youthful and provide a playful release from reality. Our Cheetos Flamin' Hot Ice Cream encourages you to not take life too seriously. It's unexpected, a bit surprising and a whole lot of delicious. What's not to love?"
We got to try this cone for ourselves and were pleasantly surprised at how great the flavors combined together. Almost like the salty-sweet combo of french fries dipped in a milkshake, the sweet cream ice cream counteracted the Cheetos perfectly.
This spicy sweet treat is only available for a limited time, through September 30th, so make sure to try it before it's gone!
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