Dairy Makes Sense Blog
I can taste it already – malt and ice cream from the Dairy Goodness Bar at the Minnesota State Fair. This once-a-year treat is something I long for; it’s simply not available anywhere else, any other time. Midwest Dairy has a special recipe all its own, and when you add the fruit to the top, or indulge in a chocolate or caramel flavor, there’s nothing better.
Except maybe there is! For the fourth year in a row, you can help pick a Flavor of the Fair, a special malt or sundae available for one year only, chosen by voters from three possibilities.
Last year’s winner – Pie ‘n the Sky – boasted a nostalgic mix of crunchy, spiced “airplane” cookies and lemon curd, topped with a dark chocolate drizzle. A little sweet, a little tart, this delicious treat was a smashing hit with fairgoers. Previous Flavors of the Fair include “Call it Breakfast” in 2016 and “Salted Caramel Puff”, the inaugural flavor in 2015.
This year, the choices are tantalizing and even more imaginative. How about these choices?
It’s Breakfast, Dontcha Know?
This twist on a dairy breakfast on a farm brings mini-pancakes, bacon bits and maple syrup together atop a smooth, creamy bed of vanilla ice cream or malt. This sweet and slightly savory flavor combination is sure to have you waking with the roosters and clamoring for more.
It may sound surprising, but this juicy, spicy combination of mandarin oranges and jalapeño cheddar kettle chips gives you a crunchy, yet sweet ice cream treat with just the right amount of heat. Don’t knock it ‘til you try it!
That’s S’more Like It
Take a bite of nostalgia with this creamy, crunchy blend of graham cereal, teeny marshmallows and chocolate syrup in vanilla ice cream or malt. Let it take you back to weekends at the cabin, where the day starts with sunshine and ends with classic s’mores by the campfire.
Yum! I don’t know which one to choose and I wish I could try them all. But feel free to decide for yourself which one we should serve, and help us pick the winner by voting below, no later than Tuesday, April 24. We’ll announce the winner between now and fair time.
Then, all that’s left for you to do is come see us at the fair!
The poll has closed.
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