I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream, regardless of the time of day. If you ask us, there’s no wrong time for ice cream. Sure, it’s normally a dessert item eaten at night. But who says you can’t enjoy a bowl of mint chocolate chip for lunch? You’re an adult, right? You can do whatever you want. Heck, you can even eat cookies and cream or fireball ice cream for breakfast. Who needs eggs and bacon when you have ice cream? You’re not the only one who believes this. That’s because someone invented a holiday in order to enjoy this creamy, cold treat during the a.m. hours. Feb. 6 is Ice Cream For Breakfast Day.
Since we’re all about consuming chocolate, vanilla, or rocky road any time of day, we’re completely on board with eating ice cream for breakfast. That’s why we decided to rank our favorite classic ice cream flavors based on which ones are right for early morning snacking in place of waffles (or perhaps with waffles?).
Christopher Osburn is a freelance writer located in Rochester, NY. He writes primarily about food and drink and has had his work appear on Uproxx, Thrillist, Food & Wine, Paste, Maxim, Men's Journal and a handful of others.