Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Worth the Splurge: Chocolate, Caramel + Ice Cream

"Silky vanilla bean ice cream enrobed in a luscious chocolatey coating, rich caramel sauce, and thick Belgian milk chocolate."

Source: www.outblush.com

Drooling yet?

That's the description for Magnum's Double Caramel ice cream bars. I got to try these luxurious gems as part of Foodbuzz's Tastemaker Program, which came just in time for the hot, muggy weather. To me, nothing tastes better after dinner, on a warm summer night, than cold, creamy ice cream. Magnum's Double Caramel flavored bars were nothing short of absolute decadence, with a rich, chocolatey shell enveloping a thick layer of caramel and smooth, ice cold ice cream.

These bars are sold as singles or in a pack of three - which is kind of odd, in my opinion. Regardless, I bought the three-pack, which cost me almost $5 at the Walgreens near my apartment. Knowing I can get a box of 24 ice pops for under a few bucks, I know I would not be able to afford these Magnum bars on a regular basis. Despite the steep cost, however, these bars are definitely worth the occasional splurge - especially in the summertime.

What's your favorite treat to indulge in during the summertime?


  1. I've wanted to try these ever since the Rachel Bilson Commercial. haha. 3 packs are kind of weird, holy expensive!

  2. Right?! Delicious, but pricey!

  3. I really enjoyed the chocolate ones... but I agree that they're too expensive for just 3 bars. And 3 is a silly number. However it's good when you get two packs: chocolate for me and caramel for Jeff.

  4. I seriously want one of these everytime I see the commercial! They look delicious!

  5. I am all about the ice cream in the summertime! I love going to Richardson's for a cone. :-)

  6. woah - those sound incredible!

    so excited to meet you in a few weeks for Moovision! :)