50 States, 50 Scoops
Take an ice cream tour of America: We found the most amazing flavor in every state!
Here's the Scoop!
Think you know the coolest ice cream flavor in your state? Keep reading to see if you guessed correctly!
Ice Cream Cone photo from Getty Images.
Ice cream scoop photos by Ben Goldstein for Food Network Magazine.
Alabama: Black Forest Brownie
Cherries + sweet cream = the perfect combo.
Alaska: Coconut Black Currant
Every scoop is studded with tart berries.
Arizona: Black Sesame
The color and deep nutty flavor are amazing.
Arkansas: Arkansas Mud
The secret ingredient: marshmallow cream!
California: Saffron Rosewater with Pistachios
The Persian shop is famous for this scoop.
Colorado: Goat Cheese Marmalade
Goats thrive in Colorado — thus the cheese!
It’s black tea with buttery shortbread cookies.
Delaware: Golden Oreo Cookie
This vanilla is one of 100 rotating flavors.
You can top any scoop with chocolate brittle.
Georgia: Tutti Frutti
Candied fruit and pecans stud this scoop.
Small-batch savory flavors are the specialty.
Idaho: After School Special
The star: peanut butter and cookie pieces.
Illinois: Melanin Magic
It’s as rich and dreamy as it sounds.
Indiana: Ceremonial Green Tea
This one’s made with imperial matcha powder.
Iowa: Sweet Corn
You’ll never want corn in another form again.
Kansas: Mahomes Magic
This winner is named for the local football star.
Kentucky: Banana Pudding
It has vanilla wafer pieces, of course!
Louisiana: Petit Four
This almond-flavored scoop is irresistible.
Maine: Blueberry Chipotle
It’s made with local wild blueberries.
Maryland: Old Bay Caramel
Marylanders will put crab spice on anything!
Massachusetts: Earl Grey & Lemon
This spot dishes out creative nut-free flavors.
Michigan: Cherries Moobilee
Lots of locally grown cherries are in every pint.
Minnesota: Rhubarb Cinnamon Almond
The clever shop nicknames this scoop RhCA.
Mississippi: Blackberry Goat Cheese
This year, six pints sold at auction for $786!
Missouri: Gooey Butter Cake
It’s inspired by St. Louis’s favorite baked good.
Montana: Lemon Pie
The owners use local dairy in every pint.
Nebraska: Thai Iced Tea
The classic drink tastes great in ice cream form.
Nevada: Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango
It’s a fun twist on the beloved treat!
New Hampshire: Sea Salted Caramel Cookie
Big chunks of chocolate cookie dot this scoop.
New Jersey: S'mores
A graham cracker base sets this one apart.
New Mexico: Red Chile Chocolate Chunk
Spicy food lovers, it has a kick!
New York: Incredible Hulk
Can green juice be dessert? Yes!
North Carolina: Why So Cereal?
This tastes like frozen cereal milk.
North Dakota: Electric Sunshine
It’s lemon and orange — and blue!
Ohio: Raspberry Kefir
It’s a star dish at this ramen/ice cream shop.
Oklahoma: Dark Cherry Pistachio
It’s sweetened with local honey.
Oregon: Golden Milk
Turmeric gives this one its vibrant color.
Pennsylvania: Blueberry Cardamon Graham
This one tastes like a blueberry muffin.
Rhode Island: Oatmeal Cookie
It’s like the old-fashioned cookie — but better.
South Carolina: Key Lime Pie
Every scoop includes bits of buttery crust.
South Dakota: Zucchini Bread
There’s homemade zucchini bread inside.
Yes to honeycomb candy and cacao nibs!
Texas: Roasted Beets & Fresh Mint
This counts as a vegetable, right?
Utah: Muddy Buddy
Chex bits are in this fudgy flavor.
It packs an herby punch!
Virginia: Grasshopper Pie
Mint and chocolate meet again.
Purple yams work wonders here!
West Virginia: Grape Pineapple
The flavor is so popular, it’s also a beer!
Wisconsin: Maple Bacon
Bacon and ice cream are a dynamic duo.
Native berries give this its deep purple color.