Top Ten: Official State Desserts

Whoopie Pies

10. Key Lime Pie – As its name implies, Key Lime Pie was invented in the late 19th century in the Florida Keys, which is also where Key limes are grown. One of America’s most-loved regional desserts, Florida’s famed Key Lime Pie was designated as the official state dessert in 2006. Named after the southernmost… Read more »

What’s Blooming: The Blackberry: A Small Cluster of Big Flavor

Blackberries

Once upon a time, during an era not too long ago known as the twentieth century, the blackberry was more synonymous with the delicious, edible fruit than the technological device used for the purpose of electronic communication. Today, the good news for zealous connoisseurs and cooks alike is that the blackberry fruit is still an… Read more »

Berry Healthy: Basics 101: The Cooler Side of Cocktails How to Handle Alcohol in Frozen Desserts

Alcohol Desserts

Cheers! Salud! Gan Bei! Sláinte! Prost! Cin Cin! Sante! Who says toasts are only for beverages? If you’re looking to raise your gelato dish rather than your glass, here are some important tips before you take on creating delicious alcohol-infused frozen desserts. The inherent challenge when using alcoholic beverages in frozen applications is that the… Read more »

Recipes: Tropical Sundae

Tropical Sundae

Method of Preparation: Bring sugar and water to a boil. Stir in pineapple. Cook until pineapple is transparent and tender; add 5-Star Chef Pastry Select Vanilla Compound or Vanilla Purissima Bean Traditional Paste Method of Preparation: In a sauce pot, melt the butter and glucose. Whisk in the sugar and pectin, and cook, whisking continually,… Read more »

Recipes: Coffee Sundae

Coffee Sundae

Method of Preparation: Mix all ingredients together. Blend with immersion blender. Pasteurize the mix at 85°C/185°F. Mix well for 2–3 minutes Pour in batch freezer and freeze. Assembly: Freeze desired glass. Drizzle in PreGel Mou Topping (Creamy Caramel). Fill glass with two scoops coffee gelato. Garnish glass with whipped cream, chocolate- covered coffee beans and… Read more »

Back to Our Roots: It All Starts with the Voice at the Other End of the Line

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“Thank you for calling PreGel AMERICA.” This is the voice you hear everytime you call, the voice that places your order, the voice that helps you pronounce “Arabeschi®,” the voice that listens and offers advice on the newest recipe you tried, and the voice that helps you get through the latest crisis – this is… Read more »

Reevaluate Your Business: Part 3: Involving Your Customers

Gelato Business

A FOUR-PART SERIES Last time, we looked at how integrating your business within the community better facilitated bonds between your business and your customers by allowing your business to become a source of local support. The next step in the process of reevaluating your business is getting your customers more involved. When people feel as… Read more »

Tree Talk: PreGel AMERICA Introduces Frozen Pop Kits

Frozen Pop Kits

Dessert Makers Can One-Stop Shop for All Their Frozen Pop Needs After launching five new Coriandolina® Frozen Pop Coatings as a part of the company’s 2011–2012 Novelties, PreGel AMERICA is taking frozen pop-making one step further. The company’s new frozen pop kit features all the tools needed to create gelato and frozen yogurt pops includ… Read more »

Tree Talk: Tenerissimo™ Frozen Desserts Causing a Stir in the Industry

Tenerissimo Frozen Desserts

New frozen dessert offers affordable, multifaceted concepts for business owners PreGel AMERICA announced the anticipated arrival of Tenerissimo™ Frozen Desserts. Having caused a stir in the market at shows and events across the U.S. for over a year, business owners will be delighted to learn about the many options this new and exciting frozen dessert… Read more »

Recipes: Cherry Cola Gelato

Cherry Cola Gelato

Directions: Place the milk, cream, cola syrup,Cherry Fortefrutto® and Vanilla Velvet Traditional Paste in a large mixing container Mix together all of the dry ingredients and remove any lumps. With an immersion blender, combine the liquid ingredients while slowly adding the dry ingredients. Mix well for 2–3 minutes Place in Hot Process machine and follow… Read more »