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Sunday
Oct032010

Whoopie Pie Frozen Custard from Old School Frozen Custard, Seattle

Three guesses as to what was the most decadently delicious thing I tasted this week.

That's right: Whoopie Pie Frozen Custard. 

This bit of sweet manna was the special flavor of the day on Thursday, September 30th at Old School Frozen Custard in Capitol Hill. Now, if you don't know much about Old School, then let me learn you a bit about their M.O.: they generally have only three flavors available daily--vanilla, chocolate, and a special flavor of the day. Naturally, Audrey (who is also the one who inspired these cupcakes) and I had to walk over to sample this one.

So what exactly is Whoopie Pie frozen custard? Well, according to Old School's site, it's comprised of "Our Chocolate Cake Batter frozen custard with a delicious butter cream varigate folded into it".

But really, this description doesn't tell you much about the exquisite joy of eating it. While eating it, the first flavor that hits is chocolate--but then something happens. A slightly tangy, rich-sweet undertone to the taste--that's the cake batter. And then--little nubbins of vanilla buttercream swirled throughout--something that isn't really necessary, but sure is nice. 

While had I been given this custard blindly and asked what flavor it was, I might not instantly guess "whoopie pie", but I certainly would have finished it and licked the bowl. Yes, indeed.

The final word? A fine flavor of the day. Bring it back soon!

Old School Frozen Custard has locations in Seattle and Bonney Lake; visit their site for details.

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Reader Comments (5)

We check the Old School calendar kind of, um, constantly. Sometimes the Flavor of the Day ends up on OUR calendar. Family favorites lean toward Malted Milk Ball and Tin Roof Sundae. I'll definitely try the Whoopie Pie next time it's being scooped.
October 4 | Unregistered CommenterLaurieA-B
I WANT that! god. I've never had frozen curstard in my life!

-Amalia

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October 4 | Unregistered CommenterAmalia
That sounds so delicious...I wish I could pop over and get some. Yum! Have you announced the Silhouette winner b.t.w? Who's the lucky one?
October 4 | Unregistered CommenterGina A.
That sounds delish! I just checked their calendar and Whoopie Pie is being scooped again on October 27th. Count me in!

However...I might have to go check this place out sooner than that! :)
October 4 | Unregistered CommenterEllen
Frozen custard is the bomb diggity - there's a wickd place in Toronto called Jedd's, if you're ever in the area, you gotta check it out! http://jeddsfrozencustard.com/
October 5 | Unregistered CommenterVAN
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