What the world needs now is not ice cream in the shape of a turkey, but ice cream in the shape of a turkey we are going to get. With a glazed caramel shell over assorted ice cream flavors, the turkey cake is here. Gobble, gobble, barf.
From Baskin-Robbins, the cake is not flavored like turkey but merely shaped like one. For those people who want their dessert in the most disgusting form possible, I guess.
Baskin-Robbins first introduced the turkey cake back in the 70s, but it went the way of jello molds. Then the cake was re-introduced by the company in 2008 — with a twist. This time, it wasn’t just ice cream in the shape of a turkey but ice cream in the shape of a turkey coated in a weird shellacked-looking brown sugar goo.
So: the shell is new to the 21st century version. And this year brings yet another twist: Ice cream drumsticks. Customers who don’t want the whole confectionary bird can buy individual turkey legs — same ice cream, same caramel glaze, plus a sugar cone.
Hey, did you hear diabetes rates are at a record high?
Wah, wah. I’m sure the turkey cake can’t be much more fat and sugar filled then Baskin-Robbin’s regular fare, and to each his own, y’all, but – this thing doesn’t look appetizing. It Doesn’t. Even. Look. Real.