You Scream, I Scream…
We all scream, “Ice cream!” Superman is an obvious choice when visiting your favorite ice cream shop in Michigan, but sometimes getting the same old, same old starts to feel vanilla.
We have scoured the menus and found some of the craziest, most outrageous, and quirkiest ice cream (and even some frozen yogurt) dishes to send your taste buds on a wild and delicious journey this summer.
13 Crazy Ice Cream Combos Found in West Michigan
1 – Bottom of the Barrel Cone
Scooper’s Ice Cream Shoppe in Ada
When a flavor of ice cream begins to get too low to scoop from, Scooper’s will scrape out the remainder and put it into a new barrel. Once that barrel is full, you get an ever changing new flavor dubbed Bottom of the Barrel. Every lick is something different!
2 – Cherry Monster
Double Dip Depot in Walker
Vanilla soft serve, with gummy tentacles, cherry magic shell and monster eyes.
3 – The Darkness
Jam’n Bean in Ada, Cascade, and Downtown Grand Rapids
Hand dipped Hudsonville raspberry sorbet, topped with Ghirardelli dark chocolate sauce, dark chocolate raspberry cream cups, whipped cream, and a cherry.
4 – Donut Sundae
Tippy Cow in Grandville
A Marge’s Donut Den donut topped with soft serve ice cream, hot caramel, peanuts, whipped cream and a cherry.
5 – Flintstone Sundae
Frosty Boy in Creston and Rockford
Featuring Frosty Boy’s famous lemon soft serve, cherry cone dip (or try blue raspberry) and Fruity Pebbles cereal, topped with whipped cream and a cherry.
6 – Grasshopper Sundae
Trailside Treats in Belmont
Vanilla soft serve layers with crushed Oreos, crème de menthe sauce, and coconut flakes.
7 – Mitten Pop
Love’s Ice Cream at the Downtown Market
Love’s takes some of their signature flavors, shapes them into our beloved lower peninsula, then dips into a chocolate shell covering, turning Michigan into a tasty treat.
8 – One Pound Banana Split
Chapel Charlie’s Cup & Cone in Hudsonville
You can build this colossal classic with either soft serve flavors or with your choice of flavors of fresh, hand-dipped Ashby’s premium ice cream from Ludington, Michigan.
9 – The Roadkill Sundae
Ice Cream Garage in Standale
Scoops of Hudsonville Deer Traxx ice cream, topped with hot fudge, sour gummi worms, and whipped cream.
10 – Rock Pile Sundae
Rocky’s in Rockford
The Rock Pile is soft-serve vanilla, layered with hot fudge, marshmallow & chocolate rocks, and then topped off with whipped cream and a cherry.
11 – Tommy Turtle Sundae
Captain Sundae in Holland
Creamy vanilla ice cream topped with rich hot fudge, caramel, honey roasted pecans, whipped cream and a cherry. A crowd pleaser for generations.
12 – The Whaler
Frosty Cove in Muskegon
Scoops of chocolate, vanilla, strawberry cheesecake, and orange pineapple ice creams, with swirls of chocolate syrup, cherry topping, strawberry pieces, crushed pineapple, a whole banana, whipped cream, and chocolate sprinkles.
13 – Frozen Yogurt Bonus: The Cookie Monster
The Pumphouse in Rockford
Liquid froyo base is poured out onto a special surface before Oreo cookies are mixed in, before being spread then finally scraped into delightful rolls and topped with whipped cream and a cherry.