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Top 16 Most Popular 16 Handles Flavors

Top 16 Most Popular 16 Handles Flavors

December 2, 2019

With a library of over 100 flavors of fro-yo, ice cream, sorbet, gelato, and vegan soft serve to choose from, 16 Handles is proud to offer the most delicious desserts near you.

Everyone has their favorites, whether the classic (you can never go wrong with vanilla) or the rare (remember spicy Chocolate Chipotle?), but here’s our list of the 16 most popular 16 Handles flavors ever created, all of which are still available today!

1) Tahitian Vanilla Bean

Tahitian vanilla beans are the best vanilla beans, not just because we say so, but because they mature fully before harvesting for the richest floral notes. If you’re a fan of that nostalgic vanilla swirl, look no further. It comes as no surprise that this flavor is our most popular: Tahitian Vanilla Bean is gluten-free, all-natural, and one of our very first 16 Handles Artisan recipes.

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Ghirardelli™ caramel sauce, white chocolate chips, Mini M&Ms, almonds, Cap’n Crunch

2) Chocolicious

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! It’s like that Spongebob episode (if you know, you know). Chocolicious is a fro-yo flavor for chocolate fanatics who just can’t get enough, made with only six simple ingredients . And by the way: Low fat? Check. All natural? Check. Gluten-free? Check. Chocolicious is the undisputed whole package!

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Nutella, caramel turtles, double chocolate cookie dough, brownie bites, chocolate chips

3) Salted Caramel

Yes, you read that right. Our Salted Caramel flavor is completely fat-free. Better yet, it’s also gluten-free. Use this as an excuse to load it up with some of our favorite toppings. Salted Caramel was originally a limited-time-only flavor, but we had so many requests to keep it in our permanent recipe book that it’s still in the handles almost eight years later.

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Cookie dough bites, Ghirardelli™ caramel sauce, chocolate chips, graham cracker crumbs

4) Eurotart

Eurotart is our classic tart frozen yogurt, and we’ve had it in the handles since the day we opened back in 2008. It’s fat-free, gluten-free, and goes well by itself or with plenty of fruity toppings. Enjoy this tart fro-yo flavor wherever, whenever—we like to enjoy this flavor as a refreshing breakfast or lunch option!

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Fresh berries, mochi, granola, coconut flakes, honey, raspberry sauce

5) Birthday Cake

Why choose between cake and ice cream when you can have them both in one delicious soft serve! Birthday Cake is a rich, creamy flavor that reminds us of classic cake batter ice cream. Since it’s fro-yo, it’s low fat., so you can celebrate any day!

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Rainbow sprinkles, cheesecake bites, black & white cookies, chocolate chips

6) Cookies & Cream

Cookies & Cream is a staple in our fro-yo lineup. It’s a deliciously sweet and decadent soft serve that pairs well with almost every other flavor and topping, perfect for kids or those with a sweet tooth. If a crunchy, creamy profile is right up your alley, our Cookies & Cream flavor would like to have a word with you… and it’s bringing crushed OREO™ to the party, too.

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Black & white cookies, crushed OREO™, chocolate rocks, Mini M&M’s, chocolate cookie crunch, Ghirardelli™ white chocolate sauce

7) So Fresh Mango Sorbetto

Craving something refreshing? Our So Fresh Mango Sorbetto is our most popular sorbet, and it also happens to be our founder’s all-time favorite flavor. Our recipe calls for Alphonoso mangoes from India—they’re considered to be the world’s most flavorful—and we don’t muddle their taste with any artificial colors or flavors. In fact, So Fresh Mango Sorbetto is made with only four simple, natural ingredients to create a vegan, dairy-free, fat-free, and gluten-free sorbet.

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Fresh fruit, coconut flakes, strawberry bursting bubbles, mango bursting bubbles, coconut flakes, gummi bears

8) ¡Arriba Coffee!

Never without an iced coffee? Our ¡Arriba Coffee! flavor might just give you a reason to set down your cup and pick up a spoon. When it comes to coffee, we know there’s no substitute for the real thing. That’s why we use 100% Arabica coffee beans to make our signature java flavor.

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Chocolate chips, Ghirardelli™ caramel sauce, whipped cream, cinnamon streusel

9) Peanut Butter Perfection

Attention peanut butter fans: this flavor is what you’ve been searching for. Peanut Butter Perfection, an Artisan, gluten-free soft serve made just for 16 Handles, brings the best of both peanut butter and dessert together with 100% real peanuts. This flavor is best paired with plenty of toppings, so don’t hold back!

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Peanut butter cups, chopped HEATH bar, chopped Kit Kat, Reese’s Pieces, Nutella, peanut butter sauce

10) Made with Nutella®

We both know it: it’s hard not to adore Nutella. That’s why we totally expected our Made with Nutella flavor to make this list. It gets its name from our signature 16 Handles recipe: we take our Artisan Sweet Cream fro-yo base and swirl in real Nutella®. It’s that simple, and it will honestly change your life.

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Nutella (we have it in a squeezable bottle!), hot fudge, hazelnut crunch, crushed peanuts, Ghirardelli™ chocolate sauce

11) Mint Chocolate Chip

This one is a no-brainer: who doesn’t enjoy fresh minty soft serve with chocolate pieces swirled in? It’s a classic ice cream flavor, and we’ve given it our fro-yo spin. 

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Hot fudge, chocolate chips, dark polar bits, Ghirardelli™ chocolate sauce, chocolate cookie crunch

12) Chocolate Hazelnut Truffle, made with cashew milk

We’ve made sure to check all the boxes with this one. Our Artisan Chocolate Hazelnut Truffle soft serve is vegan and gluten-free thanks to our signature cashew milk base. If you’re all about that rich, creamy chocolate flavor but would prefer to skip the dairy, this flavor is your answer!

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Crushed peanuts, carob chips, fresh strawberries

13) Graham Cracker

Graham Cracker fro-yo? It might sound a little out of the box, but this flavor has been one of our all-time most popular since we launched it! Think of that signature cracker taste combined with the smoothness of frozen yogurt. It tastes every bit as good as it sounds. And to add that familiar crunch, load up your cup with our graham cracker crumbs and some chocolate chips!

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Graham cracker crumbs, hot fudge, chocolate chips, marshmallow sauce (s’mores, anyone?)

14) Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream is 16 Handles’ signature ice cream flavor, developed with one of New York’s leading pastry chefs to taste just like the beloved dessert. We mix real strawberries and shortcake cookies into our ice cream base to create an ultra-rich, perfectly pink soft serve ice cream that combines all of your favorite things about dessert into one flavor.

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Raspberry sauce, yogurt chips, cheesecake bites, graham cracker crumbs, fresh strawberries

15) Peanut Butter Cup

You already know Peanut Butter Perfection, but we took peanut butter a step further by adding its perfect pairing: CHOCOLATE! Our classic peanut butter fro-yo is swirled with milk chocolate and cocoa butter to create an indulgence unlike any other.

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: Peanut butter cups, chocolate cookie crunch, crushed Snickers, Reese’s Pieces, peanut butter sauce, Ghirardelli™ chocolate sauce

16) Yo Soy Vanilla 

Yo Soy Vanilla, a vegan, soy-milk soft serve flavored with real Tahitian vanilla, was crafted by our chefs back in 2013. Our goal was simple: create a delicious, dairy-free soft serve that was just as decadent, creamy, and flavorful as our classic frozen yogurt. We must have done a pretty good job, because the flavor is still one of our most popular all these years later. Pair it with Chocolate Hazelnut Truffle for a classic sundae, just without the dairy! 

16 Handles Recommended Toppings: fresh fruit, carob chips, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough by DŌ NYC