Treasure Coast solidified yogurt shops concentration on patron experience

Nicholas Thielges, 2 1/2, of Palm City, enjoys orange-flavored solidified yogurt Jul 27 during Hoffman's Chocolate and Ice Cream in downtown Stuart. His mother, Lisa Thielges, says his favorite season is cookies 'n cream. (MAUREEN KENYON/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS)

A patron during Tutti Frutti in St. Lucie West picked New York cheescake solidified yogurt with cheeecake chunks. (MAUREEN KENYON/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS)

At Brain Freeze in Vero Beach, manager Paula Aversa says besides chocolate and strawberry syrups, there are some-more than 30 forms of candy, fruit and salsas to tip solidified yogurt. (MAUREEN KENYON/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS)

By Amanda Hicks of TCPalm

Among a many gratifying treats on a prohibited summer day is solidified yogurt, generally when we can select a flavors and toppings we wish to pattern your possess special treat.

Readers recently voted 3 Treasure Coast shops as a best places to make these do-it-yourself fro yo desserts.

The businesses change flavors mostly so their unchanging business always have opposite options for formulating their solidified masterpieces.

At Brain Freeze in Vero Beach, season choices are formed on patron suggestions placed in a consult box.

The emporium offers 14 opposite flavors during a time. Besides chocolate and vanilla, they change out a flavors once or twice a month. Some favorites embody cake batter, espresso, lemon and cookies ‘n cream. There also are soy and gluten giveaway and sugarine giveaway options.

Paula Aversa, manager of a family-owned cafeteria that offers a lot some-more than solidified yogurt, pronounced she thinks Brain Freeze was selected as one of a tip places to get froyo since of a accessible staff.

Weekly unchanging Gary Malone agrees a shop’s hometown atmosphere has brought him behind for years.

“We skip this place when we travel,” he said. “The staff always greets me with a good opinion and a smile.”

Customer use ranks high during Tutti Frutti in St. Lucie West, too. Owner Dung Van pronounced it is a shop’s “best asset.”

Hover over a hearts to learn some-more about 3 Treasure Coast solidified yogurt shops.

Van and his employees offer giveaway fro yo samples so business can try new flavors before they fill their cups. Tutti Frutti has about 70 flavors, with 12 accessible during a time, and also has soy and gluten-free options.

Van pronounced he customarily changes out dual flavors any week. Among a favorites are cheesecake and taro, a nutty-and-fruity-tasting base renouned in Hawaii.

Another family-owned favorite is Hoffman’s Chocolate and Ice Cream in Stuart. In further to solidified yogurt, a emporium has homemade gelato, ice cream, caramel apples, chocolate and fudge.

“What creates us good is a quality,” pronounced owners Jermaine Graves. “We try to go above and over by creation things ourselves and we’re always blending and matching.”

The emporium has a friendly eating area inside and each fro yo appurtenance has a shade above it displaying a flavor, nourishment and allergy information.

There’s a toppings bar filled with some-more than 70 kinds of candy, fruit, cereal and other little treats as good  as chocolate sauces.

Among a patron fro yo favorites are pickled caramel, coffee and coconut.

Cookies ‘n cream is 2½-year-old Nicholas Thielges’ favorite. His mother, Lisa Thielges, brought him to Hoffman’s after he had been seeking to go there all day.

“It’s delicious,” he pronounced as he ate his fro yo and watched a sight go by. Thielges, of Palm City, pronounced they always go to Hoffman’s when they’re in a mood for sweets.

“I wanted this to be a one-time, one-stop emporium with (desserts) for everyone,” owners Graves added. “We wouldn’t offer anything to a business that we wouldn’t offer to a family.”

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