What are ice cream rolls?

What are Ice Cream Rolls? Unveiling the Delights of Rolled Ice Cream, and why our ice cream rolls taste soooo good.

Ice cream rolls, an innovative dessert trend, have garnered global attention, captivating food enthusiasts with their unique preparation style and versatile flavours. Originating from the vibrant street markets of Thailand, these rolled desserts have evolved into a culinary sensation.

What are Ice Cream Rolls exactly?

 Ice cream rolls are a distinctive type of frozen dessert. They are created by pouring a liquid ice cream base onto a chilled metal plate, typically at temperatures around -20°C. The base is expertly manipulated – chopped, mixed, spread, and flattened as it freezes, resulting in beautifully crafted rolls. This artful process not only creates a unique texture but also turns the dessert into an engaging spectacle.

Where do they originate from?

Originating in Thailand’s bustling street food scene, Thai ice cream was a creative solution by vendors to offer a new, captivating form of rolling ice cream.  The Thai people do have a knack for making things beautiful. This method quickly captured the imagination of locals and tourists alike, becoming a beloved treat due to its enthralling preparation and the vast scope for customization.

gourmet ice cream rolls with toppings
mango and blueberry ice cream rolls


Are Vegan Options Available in Ice Cream Rolls?

Indeed, vegan options are a growing trend. Bases made from coconut milk, almond milk, or soy milk are commonly used, ensuring that the joy of ice cream rolls is accessible to those on a vegan diet. These alternatives not only cater to dietary restrictions but also offer unique flavour profiles.

 How Do Vegan Ice Cream Rolls Differ in Taste and Texture?

While different in composition, do not compromise on taste or texture. Using alternatives like coconut milk gives them a distinct coconut flavour profile and a creamy texture that is both satisfying and indulgent, ensuring that they remain a delightful treat for all.

 What Makes Ice Cream Rolls Highly Customisable?

Customisability is a key appeal of ice cream rolls. Patrons can select their preferred mix-ins and toppings, crafting a dessert that caters to individual tastes. This level of personalisation transforms the ice cream experience, making each serving unique and tailored.

ice cream rolls being put in pots

 What are Popular Flavour Combinations for Ice Cream Rolls?

Flavour combinations in ice cream rolls can range from the classic to the exotic. Popular pairings often include comfort flavours like Oreo and Nutella, Biscoff and Salted Caramel also chocolate with fruits like strawberries or bananas, while more adventurous concoctions might feature exotic fruits, unique spices, or even savoury elements for a surprising twist.

 What Sets Ice Cream Rolls Apart from Traditional Ice Cream?

Ice cream rolls differ from traditional ice cream in their preparation and presentation. Unlike scooped ice cream, these rolls offer a theatrical preparation process that is both visually and texturally distinct. The rolling technique is not just a method of crafting the dessert but also a form of live culinary entertainment, making it a hit at events and social gatherings.

vegan coconut, mango and passion fruit ice cream rolls

How Versatile are Ice Cream Rolls for Different Events?

They are exceptionally versatile and can be a delightful addition to various events, including weddings, birthday parties, corporate functions, and more. Their customizability and the interactive experience they offer make them a hit across diverse event settings. We’ve done a family fun day with Aston Martin F1, brand activations at Superdry’s Global Store London, and also bring your kids to work day for Salesforce. Everyone loves ice cream, don’t they?

What Equipment is Essential for Making Ice Cream Rolls?

Crafting ice cream rolls requires specialized equipment, chiefly the ice pan machine. These machines are designed to chill rapidly,-30 in a few minutes enabling the quick freezing and rolling of the ice cream. Quality and safety standards are paramount in selecting these machines to ensure a delightful and safe dessert experience. We are fully trained and insured and our ice pan machines are tested regularly. We also teach you how to make rolled ice cream at home with our straightforward tutorial to follow

Can Roll Me Up Cater to Large-Scale Events?

Yes, Roll Me Up is well-suited for events of various scales. From small, intimate gatherings to large-scale events including company festivals with thousands of attendees, the preparation process can be scaled and adapted to meet different needs, ensuring everyone gets a taste of this unique dessert.

Are Ice Cream Rolls a Good Fit for Weddings?

They certainly add a unique and interactive element to weddings. They not only offer a delightful dessert option but also add an element of entertainment, making them a memorable part of the special day.

What Drives the Popularity of Rolled Ice Cream?

The popularity of rolled ice cream lies in its unique preparation method, which transforms simple ingredients into a visually stunning and delicious dessert. The process of watching the ice cream being made, coupled with the customisable aspect and the final delicious product, makes it a hit among all age groups.

what are ice cream rolls? here is a strawberry and meringue one




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