I found this gem of an ice cream at our local San Leandro Grocery Outlet for $2. It was the first time I came across a three twins product, but I’m one of those people who absolutely loves peanut butter and chocolate (as I write this, I’m plotting to make my husband go and get me the ingredients for a peanut butter shake), so I had to try it. I’m glad I did.
Unlike most ice creams of this type, this wasn’t chocolate ice cream with swirls of peanut butter or vice versa. Instead both the peanut butter and the cocoa powder are mixed together into a combined flavor. I think I still prefer the traditional type, but this is quite good too, albeit more peanut butter would be better. Then again, nothing stops you from adding your own.
My oldest daughter pronounced it the “best ice cream ever”, and while my youngest wasn’t as enthusiastic, this is a girl with a limited like for sweets.
Three Twins seems to be this century’s answer to Ben & Jerry’s. The company is based in the North Bay and makes organic ice cream from locally sourced milk and cream. They have four stores and they seem to mostly sell through Whole Foods (which would explain why I never heard of them). In addition to regular flavors, they have some interesting sounding ones such as cardamon, lemon cookie and sea salted caramel. They sell ice cream through their website for $10 a pint, so the $2 Grocery Outlet price is particularly tempting.