Salt & Straw's New Ice Cream Flavors Are Inspired By A Nostalgic Meal

How do we love ice cream? Let us count the ways. We love salted caramel ice cream, peppermint ice cream, and rainbow cookie ice cream; we love ice cream in an over-the-top sundae, atop dessert nachos, and layered inside a baked Alaska. And while we love whipping up frozen delights at home, we also enjoy partaking of the excellent variety of ice cream brands available at scoop shops and supermarkets all over the U.S.

One such brand that has made waves since its 2011 founding in Portland, Oregon is Salt & Straw. Offering creative-yet-comforting flavors such as Chocolate Gooey Brownie, Pear & Blue Cheese, and Cinnamon Snickerdoodle, the company explains on its website it utilizes locally sourced ingredients, making ice cream with "unthinkable care." Salt & Straw frequently releases new, specialty flavors featuring intriguing combinations, and recently the company announced a new line of ice creams that just might have you reminiscing on your childhood.

Ice creams inspired by Saturday mornings

What breakfast do you remember most from your childhood? If you were lucky, a parent might have occasionally griddled some pancakes or French toast, but for many, big bowls of cereal — the more sugary, the better — and milk while watching cartoons were a coveted Saturday morning occurrence. And in its new line of cereal-inspired ice creams, Salt & Straw is serving up heaps of nostalgia.

According to its website, the new line features five cereal-packed flavors: the returning Pots of Gold & Rainbows (with Lucky Charms-esque marshmallows); Cornflake Cookies with Marionberry Jam (with cookies made out of the cereal crumbled in); OffLimits' Cocoa Puffs 'n Cold Brew (made with puffed chocolate cereal and Intelligentsia coffee); Snap & Crackle Marshmallow Treats (with crispy puffed rice treats); and a vegan Peanut Butter Cheer Yo Clusters (with marshmallow-fluff-and-peanut-butter bars laced into oat milk ice cream).

"Saturday, 10 a.m. You know where to find us," the brand wrote on its website. "Cartoon marathons and mountainous bowls of cereal had childhood on lock come Saturday mornings. Join us as we steep and smash and whizz past dizzying worlds of technicolor, heading back to those magical mornings, but not before reimagining them with our own Salt & Straw twist." So if you're hankering to relive those childhood memories — at any hour of the day — keep an eye out for these new flavors.