Tuesday, May 6, 2008

R.I.P. Mr. Ice Cream Man !

Irvine Robbins, co-founder of Baskin-Robbins, has died at age 90. Robbins had been ill for some time and died yesterday at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. While the company advertises that it offeres 31 flavors, it in fact has created more than 1,000 flavors. Here's a list of the 31 original flavors:

Banana Nut Fudge
Black Walnut
Burgundy Cherry
Butterscotch Ribbon
Cherry Macaroon
Chocolate Almond
Chocolate Chip
Chocolate Fudge
Chocolate Mint
Chocolate Ribbon
Coffee Candy
Date Nut
Egg Nog
French Vanilla
Green Mint Stick
Lemon Crisp
Lemon Custard
Lemon Sherbet
Maple Nut
Orange Sherbet
Peppermint Fudge Ribbon
Peppermint Stick
Pineapple Sherbet
Raspberry Sherbet
Rocky Road
Vanilla Burnt Almond

Although not one of the original flavors, Daiquiri Ice was one of my favorites ! What's your favorite ?


Wendy said...

Baseball Nut (vanilla with boysenberry ripple and cashews), followed closely by Daquiri Ice.

like a library book said...

YES !! I was trying to remember the name of that one. Summer only flavor, I believe. YUM