Dairy Diaries: The Scoop on Ice Cream-Inspired Gifts

Dairy Diaries: The Scoop on Ice Cream-Inspired Gifts

What could possibly make ice cream better? Finding an even more creative way to indulge in it. Here are a dozen gifts perfect for the ice cream obsessed person in your life.

 1. Hollywood Bowl Multi-Color Bowls


Photograph courtesy the LA Phil

Everyone from the Beatles to Gustavo Dudamel to John Legend has performed at the Hollywood Bowl. The LA Philharmonic has some fun selling these cheeky bowls hyping the iconic concert venue. Two meanings, one purpose—serving ice cream. The Scoop

2. The Zeroll Ice Cream Scoop


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This scooper doesn’t look like the latest thing, because it’s not. The Zeroll has been the go-to at ice cream parlors everywhere since 1935. Liquid in the aluminum alloy handle conducts the heat from your hand down to where you’ll get a perfectly round non-sticking scoop of goodness. The Scoop

3. SMEG’s Retro Refrigerator


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You can use the freezer compartment in this retro 1950’s style fridge to store all your ice cream treats. SMEG’s energy efficient appliance comes in ten colors ranging from pastel green to red and can be ordered with a left or right-hand hinge. The Scoop

4. Café Press Pop Art Ice Cream Cone Onesie


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Get the next generation of ice cream lovers started early with this pop art 100 percent cotton jersey onesie. Machine wash cold, of course. The Scoop

5. Waring Pro Drink Mixer


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Make soda-fountain treats at home with a classic mixer from Waring. Malts and shakes are prepared in seconds and everything just tastes better in that metal cup. The Scoop

6. Wilton Ice Cream Cookie Cutter Set


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Ice cream shaped cookies and sandwiches await you with this trio of sundae and cone-shaped cookie cutters from Wilton. Cookie recipe and decorating tips included. The Scoop

7. Kitson’s Ice Cream Socks and Earrings


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Raise the bar by picking up these cool socks from L.A.’s original trendy gift store, Kitson. They come in pink and brown and aqua and red. The Scoop  Extra scoop: Kitson Kids at the Malibu Lumberyard also carry Sweet Treats Ice Cream earrings by Cupcakes & Cartwheels in wee soft serve cones and vanilla scoops. Alas, they can only be found in-store.

8. CHEFS Straw Spoons


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These stainless steel spoons that double as straws are genius (and reusable). They come in a set of six and allow you to reach the bottom of tall glasses for a scoop or a sip. The non-slip silicone grip is a nice touch. The Scoop

9. Cool Change’s Color Changing Bowls and Spoons


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When cold ice cream hits these green, yellow, pink, and blue ribbed bowls and spoons—Presto!—you get another color. They are the mood rings of the ice cream world. The Scoop

10. Ice Cream Grocery Tote


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This wide bottom tote is made for bringing frozen treats home from the grocery store. The pink ice cream scoop on the brown sugar cone can be personalized. The Scoop

11. Deborah Lippmann’s Ice Cream-Inspired Nail Polishes


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Indulge your nails with ice cream-inspired shades from Deborah Lippmann’s Staccato Collection. Both pastel colors are flecked with black glitter to resemble ice cream flavors. Find Mint Mayhem here and Find Panicked Pink here

12. LEGO DUPLO Ice Cream Truck


Photograph courtesy toysrus.com

When your tot snaps together these LEGO DUPLO blocks, they create their very own ice cream truck. It includes an ice cream seller and a child with outstretched arms. Brrrrinnngg Brrrrinnngg! The Scoop