6 Most Popular Ice Creams In the World

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1. Ice Cream Cake

Ice cream cake is a delicacy composed of alternating layers of ice cream and cake.

Ice Cream Cake

In some instances, the complete cake consists of ice cream layers rather than cake pastry. 

2. Ice Cream Float

A float is a beverage consisting of ice cream suspended in a soft, carbonated liquid.

Ice Cream Float

A root beer float is one of the most popular varieties of the beverage. Ice cream desserts date back to the nineteenth century. 

3. Gelato al pistacchio

Pistachio is one of the most popular gelato varieties in Italy. In its original form, this popular frozen dessert combines pistachio.

Gelato al pistacchio

Due to the high cost of pistachios and pistachio paste, many gelaterias opt for cheaper alternatives.

4. Affogato

The authentic affogato is a combination of two Italian classics: freshly poured espresso and vanilla or fior di latte gelato.


Affogato translates to "drowned" and refers to the method of preparation in which espresso is poured generously over a portion of gelato.

5. Ice Cream Sandwich

There are now variations of ice cream sandwiches made with brioche, waffles, croissants, and even churros, in addition to wafers and biscuits.

Ice Cream Sandwich

Due to lack of time, the vendor charged a penny per ice cream sandwich due to the treat's immense popularity.

6. Banana Split

A banana split is a classic dessert consisting of a banana sliced lengthwise and ice cream scoops of strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate.

Banana Split

Traditionally, the dessert is presented in a long dish known as a boat.

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