6 vast ice cream desserts to try before summer’s over


The bacon donutwich from Goodies Frozen Custard Treats. (Emily Codik/The Washington Post)

Summer is roughly over — well, during slightest a prolonged vacations and lazy afternoons during a pool, if not a tangible season. So what’s a best approach to have one last hand before a cooler, busier days of fall? Ice cream, naturally. These six outrageous desserts are themselves a reason to celebrate.

And yeah, we competence want to share them.


A cookie volcano filled with ice cream inside a waffle play during Ice Cream Jubilee. (Becky Krystal/The Washington Post)

Cookie volcano inside a waffle cone during Ice Cream Jubilee

Start by grouping dual ice cream flavors, creation certain Cookies and Cookie Dough is one of them. Next, ask for them to be served inside a shop’s quarter-pound chocolate chip and walnut cookie. (Ideally, a cookie will still be comfortable and gooey.) Then throw caution to a wind, and upgrade the cookie volcano by requesting it all inside a house-made waffle cone bowl. Say approbation to a discretionary chocolate and caramel sauces. There’s no indicate in being decorous about this. $8.85. 301 Water St. SE. 202-863-0727.


The loti with avocado and stately divert tea ice creams from Milk Cult. (Becky Krystal/The Washington Post)

Loti during Milk Cult

These purveyors of radical ice cream flavors (Chinese 5 spice, vegan coconut and kaffir lime) also have an surprising dessert in their repertoire: The loti, a kind of ice cream sandwich by approach of Singapore, is served open-faced on divert bread that has been dusted in sugarine and blow-torched. The bread is surfaced with two scoops of ice cream — a avocado is a impertinent blink to one of today’s hottest food trends — and sprinkles, chocolate salsa and, um, Fruity Pebbles. It’s weird, messy, tasty and fun. $7. Fridays during a USDA Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW.


The red velvet donutwich from Goodies Frozen Custard Treats. (Emily Codik/The Washington Post)

Donutwich during Goodies Frozen Custard Treats

The vanilla custard from Goodies is palatable adequate to mount on a own. Sandwich it between a doughnut? In a imperishable difference of a certain television uncle: Have mercy. Donutwich varieties include red velvet, apple cinnamon and maple bacon, any drizzled with an concomitant sauce. (You can also customize your sandwich.) All are some-more than easily sized, so move friends — and copiousness of napkins. $10. Goodies Frozen Custard Treats, 150 American Way, National Harbor. Check @mmmgoodies on Twitter for food lorry locations.


On Rye’s babka ice cream sandwich. (Bonnie S. Benwick/The Washington Post)

Babka ice cream sandwich from On Rye

This dreamy solidified provide comes pleasantness of On Rye, a Jewish-style deli that expects to open a Chinatown location by a finish of a year. A creation of owners Ilyse Fishman Lerner, a sandwich consists of dual slices of the coffee-cake-like bread along with vanilla bean gelato from D.C.’s Dolci Gelati. $6 to $7. On Rye mount outward Suite 210 during Nationals Park; Cappy’s Crabs, 828 Upshur St. NW; and Chinatown Coffee, 475 H St. NW.


A pink melba Taco Choco from Paisley Fig during Room 11. (Becky Krystal/The Washington Post)

Taco Choco during Room 11

Room 11’s Taco Chocos come around once a month, though they’re value a wait. The large solidified provide — a imagination riff on a Choco Taco — consists of a taco-shell-shaped waffle cone filled with ice cream and flashy with toppings. Don’t design simple flavors here. Think pink melba, chocolate peanut butter and strawberry lavender. Plus, this dessert is so large it’s served with a beef blade for sharing. Lizzy Evelyn of in-house bakery Paisley Fig pronounced this month’s season will be s’mores, featuring chocolate ice cream with house-made graham cracker cookie pieces and toasted marshmallows. Stay tuned on Twitter and Facebook for a proclamation of when it will be available, around a finish of August. $11. Room 11/Paisley Fig, 3234 11th St. NW. 202-332-3234.


The waffle ice cream sandwich during Pop’s SeaBar. (Becky Krystal/The Washington Post)

Waffle ice cream sandwich during Pop’s SeaBar

At Pop’s SeaBar, two comfortable and crispy-on-the-outside though chewy-on-the-inside waffles encase a inexhaustible portion of chocolate and vanilla ice creams. The contrariety in temperatures is lovely, and zero during all is busted by a fact that a ice cream will expected start to warp as we eat it. Silverware: Mandatory. $7.99. Pop’s SeaBar, 1817 Columbia Rd. NW. 202-534-3933.

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