Around the World in Icy Treats


Spaghettieis is a compound word for spaghetti and ‘eis’, the German word for ice. This treat is essentially an ice cream sundae that’s been made to look like a plate of spaghetti. First, vanilla ice cream is pushed through a potato rice or spaetzle maker until it piles on the plate like noodles. Then, strawberry sauce is poured over the ‘noodles’ to mimic tomato sauce, and coconut, almonds or white chocolate is grated on top to simulate parmesan cheese. This is a favorite treat among German children and can be found in many restaurants and ice cream parlors around the country.

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