Did you know that, like many other great inventions, soft serve ice-cream was created by accident? Yep, and we mean that quite literally. On the Memorial Day weekend of 1934, an ice-cream truck driver, Tom Carvel, had a flat tire. Realizing that all the ice-cream in his trailer would melt, he began selling the partially melted ice-cream, and to his surprise, people loved it. Carvel then started working on the formula to make soft serve and soon established a business out of it. Besides the history, there are many interesting facts about your so-loved dessert that we bet you didn’t know. For now, we give you five such facts about the McDonald’s softy:
No brain freeze :
A cone of McDonald’s swirl ice cream won’t give you a brain freeze. That is because it is served at a lower temperature as compared to hard-packed ice-creams. That’s awesome, right?
Less fat :
The McDonald’s softy has only 3.5% fat! So go ahead and enjoy a guilt-free treat at McDonald’s.
It’s made of milk :
Normally low-fat desserts are vegetable oil-based, which isn’t very healthy. But that is not the case with McDonald’s swirl ice cream, which is based on milk fat (made from milk).
As versatile as it gets :
It may sound crazy, but there are more than 200 ways in which McDonald’s serves its soft serve around the world. There is something in store for everyone!
It has so many names!
It is called “Creemee” in New England, “American Ice Cream” in parts of Europe, and “Softy” in India. No matter what the name, everyone has been lovin’ it!
Relish the McDonald’s ice-creams and desserts at your closest McDonald’s restaurant. Or, order in from the McDelivery app or McDelivery website. Check out the McDonald’s app for offers and deals you can enjoy.