Is Soft-Serve Ice Cream Gluten-Free?

Last Updated on February 14, 2022

Today, we’re going to be answering the question: is soft-serve ice cream gluten-free? We may be in the middle of winter, but spring and summer are just around the corner and it’ll be time to begin enjoying ice cream in the glorious sunshine again. But is soft-serve ice cream gluten-free? Are there any flavors you need to be wary of? Let’s take a closer look into the world of soft-serve ice cream.

Gluten-Free Ice Cream

Now on to the exciting part – gluten-free brands that carry a gluten-free certification and couldn’t be safer for us to enjoy! There are a plethora of options available, but we’ll be taking a look at what the two leading brands of ice cream have to offer: Haagen Dazs and Ben & Jerry’s.

Haagen Dazs

Haagen Dazs has an almighty selection of ice cream, that all carry a gluten-free label. Are you ready to dive into their gluten-free ice cream list? We may be here a while!

  • Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream
  • Butter Pecan Ice Cream
  • Chocolate Ice Cream
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream
  • Chocolate Salted Fudge Truffle
  • Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Heaven Light Ice Cream
  • Coconut Caramel
  • Coffee Chip Ice Cream
  • Coffee Ice Cream
  • Cold Brew Espresso Chip Heaven Light Ice Cream
  • Dulce de Leche Ice Cream
  • Green Tea Ice Cream
  • Honey Salted Caramel Almond Ice Cream
  • Mango Ice Cream
  • Mint Chip Ice Cream
  • Peppermint Bark Ice Cream
  • Pineapple Coconut Ice Cream
  • Pistachio Ice Cream
  • Rocky Road Ice Cream
  • Rum Raisin Ice Cream
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Strawberry Ice Cream
  • Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
  • Vanilla Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
  • White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Ice Cream
  • Vanilla Swiss Almond Ice Cream

Vanilla Ice Cream

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You can find their full range of gluten-free ice cream, ice cream bars, and sorbets here.

Ben & Jerry’s

Another popular ice cream brand is Ben & Jerry’s. Over the past few years, their certified range of gluten-free ice creams has grown massively. They now stock the following gluten-free flavors:

  • Cherry Garcia
  • Chunky Monkey
  • Coffee Coffee Buzz Buzz Buzz
  • New York Super Fudge Chunk
  • Phish Food
  • Pistachio Pistachio
  • Vanilla
  • Vanilla Caramel Fudge
  • Cherry Garcia (non-dairy)
  • Karamel Sutra Core (non-dairy)
  • Phish Food (non-dairy)
  • Bananas Foster (non-dairy)
  • Boom Chocolatta (non-dairy)
https://www.benjerry.com/flavors/vanilla-caramel-fudge-ice-cream/pint

You can find a full list of their gluten-free items, including their frozen yogurt and mini cups here. Their products are also non-GMO sourced and Fairtrade certified, meaning they’re suitable for a range of dietary lifestyles.

Conclusion

I hope this article has helped to answer the question: is soft-serve ice cream gluten-free? And helped it easier to identify why an ice cream may not be gluten-free, and how to make the risk of cross-contact as low as possible. For ordering in an ice cream store, my advice would be: avoid toppings, stick to plain flavors if you’re unsure which flavors are gluten-free, and always inform your server of your intolerances/allergies.

What’s your favorite ice cream? Which gluten-free ice cream brands didn’t make the list that you think are worthy of a spot? Please feel free to let me know in the comments below. Sharing is caring!

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