Ah, Ben and Jerry’s. I’ve never had bad Ben and Jerry’s, so when I heard that they made Greek Frozen yogurt, I piled the Out of Time family into the car and headed to our local scoop shop for some taste testing. I tried the four flavors they had there. Ranked from least favorite to most, (there are no bad Ben and Jerry flavors!) here they are:
4. Vanilla is just vanilla- still good.
3. Blueberry Graham- tasty, but I didn’t like the texture of the graham in it as much.
2. Raspberry Fudge Chunk- Yum! The chunk is delicious, the yogurt was smooth.
1. Peanut Butter Banana is the best! Maybe it harkens back to my love for Elvis, but I really favored the Peanut Butter Banana over all the others. They didn’t have strawberry shortcake, but I’d like to try it when it’s available. So there you have it… Ben and Jerry’s has another winner in Greek frozen yogurt. If anyone could do it sucessfully, it was definitely going to be them.
If you scream for frozen yogurt, Ben & Jerry’s will scream for frozen yogurt. The ice cream manufacturer is hopping on the Greek yogurt trend, in four new flavors.
The four flavors, Strawberry Shortcake, Banana Peanut Butter, Raspberry Fudge Chunk and Blueberry Graham Cracker, will be available in stores this month and ice cream shops by the end of spring. Ben & Jerry’s says the new line “reaps the benefits of containing real Greek yogurt.”
That said, it seems like the Huffington Post and most tasters barely noticed the tanginess and noted that it “didn’t really taste like Greek yogurt much at all.” Which isn’t that bad if you’re just going for a healthier dessert, since the new flavors seem to contain fewer calories than a normal tub of Americone Dream. Greek frozen yogurt aficionados, however, may be feeling…
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