Now that it's ice cream season again, macaron ice cream sandwiches from Mavens Creamery are reappearing. I get them at Bambu Milpitas (the one on Milpitas Blvd). They are $5.17 each (Durian is extra).
I've tried all flavors except dark chocolate, which I missed last summer. The line-up this summer is different. Here is what's available now, and my rankings:
5.0/5: S'mores. The chocolate ice cream has bits of marshmallow in it. The marshmallow flavor is pervasive. Very addictive.
4.7/5: Mint chcocolate chip. Natural tasting mint; not a hint of fake flavor.
4.7/5: Coffee hazelnut.
4/5: Strawberry. There was a slight hint of artificial flavor in this one.
3/5: Ube macapuno. Dominated by sweetness.
3/5: Durian. Very good, if you like Durian; very fresh tasting. But durian is not my thing.
3/5: Earl grey. Overwhelmed with sweetness. The flavor is too subtle.
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