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Re: biggest rip off in madison?

Postby Slick Willy » Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:18 pm

Wish I has seen this thread earlier.
Michael's prices are totally whack. Their custard is superior to Culver's, IMO, but it's just not worth the price. I pay almost a dollar less for a one topping sundae with nuts at Culver's than a single scoop in a dish at Michael's. That's messed up! Michael's isn't that much better.
On a side note, I was recently disappointed to find out that our beloved Chocolate Shop uses corn syrup to make their ice cream. Sad, but true. I'll still eat it sometimes, but I don't feel as supportive of them as I once did now that I know they use cheap crap sweetener.
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Re: biggest rip off in madison?

Postby eriedasch » Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:21 pm

Slick Willy wrote: our beloved Chocolate Shop uses corn syrup to make their ice cream. Sad, but true. I'll still eat it sometimes, but I don't feel as supportive of them as I once did now that I know they use cheap crap sweetener.


Culver's ingredients:
Vanilla Custard Mix - Milk, cream, skim milk, sugar, corn syrup, egg yolk, guar gum, mono & diglycerides, locust bean gum, carrageenan, artificial and natural vanilla flavor.
Vanilla Custard Mix (Shakes & Malts) - Milk, cream, skim milk, sugar, corn syrup, egg yolk, guar gum,
mono & diglycerides, locust bean gum, carrageenan, artificial and natural vanilla flavor.
http://assets.culvers.com/documents/Menu/QualityIngredientsInformation1.pdf

Michael's ingredients:
Whole milk, cream, milk solids non-fat, cane sugar, corn syrup, egg yolk, vanilla extract, mono and diglycerides, cellulose gum, carrageenan.
http://www.seriouseats.com/2007/09/the_best_frozen_custard_the_heavyweight_champ.html
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