The grip. The edge. The depth. The ice cream scoop is no simple serving spoon; it’s a masterpiece in culinary engineering, perfected over generations of tinkering and ergonomic tailoring in search of the perfect creamy construction. No more hacking away with a soup spoon at your Ben & Jerry’s – here are our three top ice cream scoops.
FYI, sometimes even the best ice cream scoop needs a helping hand: if your ice cream is frozen hard, let it sit for 5-10 minutes before scooping.
Ice cream just got a little more tempting thanks to Belle-V’s elegant sculpted stainless-steel scoops, available in right AND left-handed versions. The weighted handle of the Left-Hand Ice Cream Scoop is specifically designed for lefties, while the angled head sails through the hardest of ice creams while tackling hard-to-reach corners. Tip: It works wonders with avocados, too.
Available at hopsongrace.com
It’s the old-school star of ice cream slinging; the Frank Sinatra of frozen sweets. The Zeroll Original Ice Cream Scoop made a 70-year journey from humble origins to its own exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art. So what’s its secret? Heat-conductive liquid inside the scoop transfers warmth from your hand into the bowl, making the ice cream easier to scoop.
Available at cookstore.ca
Ice cream is one of life’s great simple pleasures, and a simple approach to construction makes a just-as-tasty cone. OXO’s Good Grips Stainless Steel Ice Cream Scoop has all the essentials and none of the fuss: no-slip handle? Check. Slightly-pointed tip for scraping the carton? Check. High-capacity cone and pint of Rocky Road? Check, check and check.