The Story Behind our Flavor of the Month: Date Night

The Story Behind our Flavor of the Month: Date Night

This Valentine’s Day, Baskin-Robbins is taking the gratifying tastes of your classic box of chocolates to new heights with our Date Night Flavor of the Month. The perfect flavor to share with your sweetie – The flavor combines the sweetness of chocolate and the richness of salted caramel ice creams, and swirled with bursts of mini milk chocolate caramel cups and a caramel ribbon.

As our culinary experts create these flavors in the Baskin-Robbins innovation lab, there is always an interesting story behind how the new flavor came to be. We sat down with Chef Nikki McKinnell to get the inside scoop behind this romantic new flavor. “When we think about classic Valentine’s Day sweets, those big boxes of chocolates immediately came to mind. With this flavor, we really aimed to replicate that taste in a Baskin-Robbins way. Swapping the box of chocolates with something more tailored is sure to elevate your date night”, said Nikki.

Couples or friends looking to share a sweet treat can also grab two pink spoons and indulge in the Date Night Three-Scoop Sundae: three scoops of the Flavor of the Month topped with caramel praline topping, hot fudge, real whipped light cream, chopped almonds, and, of course, a cherry on top.

Don’t worry- our Love Potion #31® is back by popular demand at participating locations across the country for the month of February. This enchanting white chocolate and raspberry flavored ice cream is sure to send everyone head over heels with its chocolate chips, raspberry-filled chocolate flavored hearts, and raspberry swirl. 

Date Night and our Love Potion #31 make the perfect Valentines Day Card Cakes! Inspired by classic valentines and candy grams, Baskin-Robbins’ new Valentine’s Day Card Cakes are the perfect way to share some sweet and unexpected ice cream love with that special someone. Choose one of our five card designs and your favorite Baskin-Robbins ice cream flavor in the dipping cabinet. These cakes are the perfect size for sharing after a Valentine’s Date. Participating locations will also be dishing out the Valentine’s Day Unicorn Cake and Valentine’s Day Heart Cone Cake.

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