Attractions July 02, 2017
The 2 Shops Serving The Most Unique Ice Cream In North Carolina
Since the invention of ice cream, it seems humans have only been attempting to find more ways to elevate this sweet, chilly treat. From banana splits, ice cream sundaes, hand-dipped cones and wildly unique flavors; just when you thought ice cream couldn’t get more inventive…well, now it’s coming in rolled form.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Ice Scraperz, Greensboro
Ice Scraperz is pioneering the rolled ice cream fad for the Piedmont. Here, they start with ice cream in liquid base. They combine fresh toppings and put it on a frozen grill where it flash freezes, then they hand-roll each serving. One unique aspect is that everything here is made to order. You can watch the entire process from start to finish with your very own eyes.
Rolled ice cream originates in East Asia and is known as 'stir-fried' ice cream. This trend is slowly taking rolled roots in the U.S. Ice Scraperz is one of only a few shops in the entire country serving the sweet treat in its traditional style.
From elaborate to simple, this unique way to enjoy ice cream might soon be your new favorite. Ice Scraperz uses only the finest milks, chocolates and fruits. Everything is incredibly fresh, adding a creamy texture and a taste unlike anything else you've experienced.
Ice Scraperz is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. you'll find it at
1941 New Garden Rd
Greensboro, NC 27410
2. Jolly Rolls Ice Cream, Charlotte
Just when you thought you couldn't get enough rolled ice cream, Jolly Rolls in Charlotte elevates the game with decadent, sinful toppings and even rolled ice cream between two waffles!
The 'jolly waffle rolls' aren't a regular menu item but are featured sporadically at certain locations. The best way to ensure you get your hands on this next-level sweet treat is to follow Jolly Rolls on social media.
Jolly Rolls uses the same flash freezing, hand-roll technique as Ice Scraperz. The Matthews location makes it easy for both Charlotteans and those in surrounding areas to try this Asian-inspired dessert that I predict will soon take over ice cream shops everywhere!
Jolly Rolls has 21 signature flavors. Pictured above is the 'Pink Snow' featuring raspberry, white chocolate fudge and white chocolate shaving. There's also the Heavenly Apple Pie, Bronze Banana, Strawberry Quirk (with Nutella), Tropical Breeze, Roll Cinnabon, Rice Krispies and even Coca Cola. You might have a hard time decided just WHAT to get while you're here, and we don't blame you! Jolly Rolls is open Tuesday-Sunday with varying weekday and weekend hours. You can find them at
10020 Monroe Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
How delicious does that look? Have you tried rolled ice cream yet?
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