Raspberry Ripple

Raspberry Ripple

Raspberry Ripple is a popular flavour of ice cream in Great Britain and elsewhere. It consists of raspberry syrup injected into vanilla ice cream. Its name originated in a competition run by Wall's ice cream which was won by a Cornishman residing in Wandsworth, South London, a Mr. Bernard Kenneth Longhurst.Fact|date=November 2007

"Raspberry ripple" is also a rhyming slang term for a physically handicapped person.

ee also

* Millie's Cookies
* Wall's ice cream

External links

* [http://www.snugburys.co.uk/icecream.htm Snugbury's, one example of a manufacturer]
* [http://www.hub-uk.com/foodpages07/recip0306.htm Example recipe]
* [http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=24074 Raspberry Ripple Awards]

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