10 Ice Creams You Can Have Delivered Straight to Your Door
Your next scoop is only a click away!
If there’s one thing we know, it’s that few things are more comforting than kicking back with a bowl of ice cream. Turns out, you can treat yourself (and your loved ones) to ice cream without leaving the house. That’s right — a number of your favorite ice cream parlors can deliver this frozen dessert straight to your door. We rounded up ten brands we love that ship nationwide. No matter where you live in the country, your next scoop of ice cream is only a click away.
Graeter’s Ice Cream Company, an Ohio-based creamy, churns out French-style ice cream in a wide array of flavors. Frozen dessert fans have dubbed the company’s signature Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip as their most beloved flavor, but you can create your own six- or 12-pack and load it with other varieties such as Buckeye Blitz (peanut butter cookie dough and chocolate chips) or S’mores.
Live out your wildest ice cream fantasies by creating your own custom flavors through eCreamery. This online-only ice cream seller offers pre-packaged pints, but it also lets you build your own personal pints and collections. Start by selecting a base of ice cream, gelato or sorbet. Then, choose from one of over 40 flavor options, and finish by picking out mix-ins such as candies, cookies and nuts. Your personalized dessert creations can be ordered as pints or single-serving party cups.
Because sometimes we need something a little stronger than ice cream. Enter: Tipsy Scoop, a liquor-infused frozen dessert. This New York City-based shop blends hand-crafted ice cream and sorbet with the flavors of your favorite cocktails. Tipsy Scoop offers a wide range of classic and seasonal varieties, including Tequila Mexican Hot Chocolate and Vanilla Bean Bourbon. Each pint is super boozy too — the ice creams and sorbets can contain up to 5% ABV. Those over the age of 21 can order a pint pack online.
This Kentucky-based small-batch creamery started as a way for Toa and Mike Green to serve dessert at their family's Thai restaurant. Since 2015, it's taken off and has won the "Best Ice Cream in Kentucky" award from Travel & Leisure magazine. Check out their creative flavors like Coffee Stout, Blackberry Buttermilk and more.
Bassetts claims to be the oldest ice cream shop in America. Founded in 1861, the shop has been churning out pints for more than a century. The first shop opened up in Philadelphia's Reading Terminal Market in 1892 where the Bassett family still serves up scoops today. Get a 6-pack delivered right to your door if you can't make it to the historic stand this summer.
Malai's founder, Pooja Bavishi, mixes sweet cream with a variety of spices, including ginger, nutmeg, cardamom, and saffron to bring incorporate warmth and flavor that reminds her of her childhood into the ice cream. Now, you can try the small-batch ice cream wherever when ordering through Goldbelly.
Portland-based Salt & Straw is known for their out-of-the-ordinary flavors, like Strawberry Honey Balsamic with Black Pepper or Pots of Gold and Rainbows (a marshmallow-packed treat inspired by the milk at the bottom of your cereal bowl). Tantalize your taste buds at home and choose five unique flavors to create your own collection. Or, ship one of the creamery’s carefully curated ice cream packs to your door.
The wide variety of flavors and smooth texture of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams are sure to brighten your day. Founded in Columbus, OH, the ice cream company ships its pints nationwide and even offers dairy-free and boozy ice creams. Can’t decide which pint to try? Check out Jeni’s Top Sellers Collection, which includes the popular Brambleberry Crisp, Brown Butter Almond Brittle, Darkest Chocolate, Gooey Butter Cake and Salty Caramel ice creams.
McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams have spent over 70 years perfecting their craft, and you can get a taste of the company’s sweet legacy at home. Each one of their pints is available to purchase a la carte, or you can opt to join McConnell’s "Pint of the Month Club." Choose between a three-, six- or 12-month subscription and receive three pints per month of three different flavors.
You won’t need to travel all the way to St. Louis to get a handmade pint of Clementine Creamery’s sinfully sweet ice cream. With dozens of boozy, non-boozy and vegan flavors to choose from like Gooey Butter Cake — which is studded with chucks of buttery cake and ribbons of luscious cream cheese frosting — Maple Bourbon with Salted Candied Pecans and Lemon Poppyseed, they’re just what you need to add some comfort to your time at home. They even have a new collection of floral-inspired flavors that not only taste absolutely delicious but are also made from a variety of locally sourced ingredients like tea, honey and milk. With names like Edith Grey with Rose, Honey Lavender, White Chocolate Geranium and Orange Blossom & Fresh Thyme, they’ll instantly remind you of times spent basking in the sun (even if you’re staying indoors.)