1) their immense hatred of frozen dairy desserts.
2) the fact that a giant ice cream company makes two flavors of lactose free ice cream.
I'm usually more than happy to harp on #1, but tonight let's focus on #2 (pfffftttt)
This is Breyers lactose free* light vanilla ice cream
(the * means it's technically 99% lactose free)
I see vanilla bean flecks!
It ain't bad, that's for sure. The texture is obviously not going to be that of regular ice cream, instead there is that bit of unnatural whatever to the texture. I also keep thinking I taste... I don't know. Part of my brain thinks I taste an ice cream cone.
If you have to avoid lactose, you could do way worse then this. One question though. What is lactase enzyme?? According to wiki, lactase helps break down lactose.... ohhhh, they've added lactase enzyme to counteract the fact that there is lactose from the skim milk in here. Wiki says it allows companies to still label things as lactose free despite having a milk product in them. I guess you learn something new everyday! (and
On Second Scoop: Hey there! So, it's not like anyone is going to mistake this for a premium ice cream, it still has that light texture and that bit of skim milk taste to it, but still, for someone who can't handle lactose but doesn't want to resort to say rice dreams or coconut milk ice cream, this is just fine. Plus, with the soft consistency this one has, it leaves the door open for experimentation.
Verdict? respectable lactose free alternative
Buy Again? half tempted to try the chocolate one as well