The Weirdest Ice Cream Flavors to Try This Summer

May 22, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. ET
Weird ice cream flavors
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Strawberry, vanilla or chocolate? When it comes to picking up the perfect ice cream cone, that's what most of us are thinking of. But chefs around the world have realized ice cream is but a blank canvas, ready and waiting for the most unconventional culinary art that can be thrown its way.

Because ice cream does have a fairly mild, smooth dairy flavor, it can play nicely with many different ingredients. That being said, you have to be brave to try some of the concoctions on this list, which includes everything from spicy Flamin' Hot Cheetos ice cream to soft serve completely coated in edible gold leaf.

Sometimes, you just want to veg on the couch with a pint of something chocolaty and decadent, but when you're feeling adventurous, these ice creams will definitely hit the spot. Check out some of the weirdest and strangest ice cream flavors available this year. 

1 /10: Blue Cheese-Pear Ice Cream

1/10 :Blue Cheese-Pear Ice Cream

2 /10: Charcoal Ube Ice Cream

2/10 :Charcoal Ube Ice Cream

3 /10: Flamin' Hot Cheetos Ice Cream

3/10 :Flamin' Hot Cheetos Ice Cream

4 /10: Garam Masala Ice Cream

4/10 :Garam Masala Ice Cream

5 /10: Garlic Ice Cream

5/10 :Garlic Ice Cream

6 /10: Gold Leaf Ice Cream

6/10 :Gold Leaf Ice Cream

7 /10: Jalapeño Popper Ice Cream

7/10 :Jalapeño Popper Ice Cream

8 /10: Lobster Ice Cream

8/10 :Lobster Ice Cream

9 /10: Rice Cracker-Soy Sauce Ice Cream

9/10 :Rice Cracker-Soy Sauce Ice Cream

10 /10: Wasabi Ice Cream

10/10 :Wasabi Ice Cream