The locavore spot—even the waffle cones are made with Minnesota grains—also sells great dairy-free coconut milk ice cream. Barb Zapzalka’s exceptional ice cream is made with organic milk and cream from a small dairy farm in Wisconsin.
In addition to a serious selection of traditional and out-there flavors, Pumphouse prides themselves on healthier alternatives like low-glycemic coconut palm sugar. And while you’re busy wolfing down flavors like Rum Raisin and Rhubarb, they’ve even got your dog covered with a special, two-ingredient peanut butter flavor.
Pumphouse Creamery is on Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis. The shop is well-known for sourcing ingredients from nearby businesses. A very popular choice is the 5-scoop sampler. They never stop testing new flavors, but people are always raving about the Buckwheat Honey, and Sea Salt Caramel.
Host Scott Simon talks about the quintessential summer treat, ice cream, with Barb Zapzalka, owner of Pumphouse Creamery in Minneapolis, Minn. It ranks as one of the “Top 25 Ice Cream Spots in the U.S.,” according to Food and Wine Magazine.
The Minneapolis shop offers honest-to-goodness ice cream and cones made from natural and organic ingredients. In addition to 20 rotating flavors of ice cream, the shop also features seasonal fruit sorbets and non-dairy ice creams with a coconut milk base.
Barb Zapzalka’s exceptional ice cream is made with organic milk and cream from a small dairy farm in Wisconsin.