Best Lick! Ice Cream Contest 2008: The Winners!

Best Lick! Ice Cream Contest 2008: The Winners!

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Faith Durand
Sep 2, 2008
Well, the results of our second annual Best Lick! Ice Cream Contest are in, and the winners were the runaway favorites. There was no contest for the first place prize, and the runners up were clear winners as well. So, without further ado, a drumroll please....

First Place Winner

The winner this year is: • Brett's Chocolate Gelato with Salted Caramel Pecans Congratulations to ice cream chef Brett. He'll receive a $200 Gift Certificate to Sur La Table, a set of Fran's Dessert Sauces, and an iSi Aluminum Cream Whipper.

Runners-Up

• Jason's Creamy Espresso Crunch • Amanda's Mango Lassi Frozen Yogurt with Pistachio Biscotti Bits Congratulations to both ice cream chefs! They'll each receive a $100 gift certificate to Sur La Table, a set of Fran's Dessert Sauces, and a set of Anodized Aluminum Ice Cream Bowls.

Thank you!

Thank you to EVERYONE who entered. There were so many wonderful entries and recipes; we feel very lucky (and hungry) to have seen all of these. We hope that they provided inspiration, deliciousness, and great fun (the real point of this whole thing) to everyone who entered, tested, voted, and clicked. Congratulations to our winners and all entrants! See you for more ice cream next year. You can check out all the entries below. • More info on prizes and the contest: The Best Lick! Ice Cream Contest: 2008 Edition

Best Lick! 2008 Entries

Here's a list of all the entries. Click the thumbnail to go to the entry. Roasted Apricot Ice Cream with Almond Praline RippleChocolate Gelato with Salted Caramel PecansCoconut Peach Ice Cream with Toasted AlmondsCinnamon Raisin Bagel Ice CreamBlueberry Brie Tart Ice CreamGrape Ice CreamBasil Infused Ginger and Cinnamon Ice CreamRosemary-Lime Sparkle Ice CreamMango Lassi Frozen Yogurt with Pistachio Biscotti BitsVisions of Sugar Plum Ice CreamCherry Cheesecake Ice CreamApple Chardonnay Ice Cream with Bulgarian Sheep CheeseMint Raspberry with a Chocolate SwirlSpice Cream with a TwistPeach Goat Cheese Ice Cream with Salted, Roasted Pistachios and a Balsamic Bay Leaf ReductionPink Lemonade Ice CreamNo Churn Lychee and Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream with Merlot Poached PearsJanine's Blueberry Basil Ice CreamGrand Marnier Apricot Ice Cream With AlmondsOvaltine Chocolate Chunk Chunk Ice CreamBlueberry Coffeecake Ice Cream "Cone"Coconut and Thai Basil Ice CreamMango Chili Ice CreamCreamy Espresso CrunchKey Lime Dream Ice CreamVegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream
Note: Winners were calculated by reader voting. Apartment Therapy reserves complete and total rights to calculate, calibrate, and adjudicate reader voting for fairness, equity, and best practices. All results are final.
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