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Check Out These Four Black-owned Ice Cream Shops

Have you also noticed that this summer's scorching heat seems to have broken all records? With icy beverages and frozen treats in high demand, we're all on the quest to find ways to beat the heat this season.

Your Momma's Favorite Internet Chef, Keyshawn Hudson, found his solution for staying cool amidst the soaring temperatures as part of Sensodyne's Bites Back campaign – making his very own homemade ice cream. In a video shared on Instagram, Hudson shares how he overcame teeth sensitivity issues by brushing with Sensodyne toothpaste.

Sensodyne's mission revolves around empowering those who endure tooth sensitivity, offering them a chance to relish one of America's beloved summer delights once more. With the remarkable ability to soothe deep-rooted tooth nerves for an entire day of sensitivity relief, it's no wonder why Sensodyne stands as the #1 dentist-recommended brand for sensitive teeth – particularly during this peak season of ice-cold cravings.


If you're eager to savor your ice cream with all the toppings and none of the discomfort, make sure to grab your Sensodyne and check out these Black-owned ice cream shops.


People, good times & ice cream, that’s what Sweet Stack Creamery is all about. Located in downtown Atlanta, this ice cream shop goes beyond the ordinary, crafting frozen desserts that are as visually stunning as they are delicious. From hand-rolled ice cream to unique flavors that tantalize the taste buds, Sweet Stack Creamery redefines the ice cream experience. Whether you're seeking a nostalgic favorite or an adventurous new taste, this creamery promises an unforgettable culinary experience that satisfies cravings and ignites the senses. With a commitment to quality, creativity, and a sprinkle of whimsy, Sweet Stack Creamery beckons all dessert enthusiasts to dive into a world of frozen treats.

Location: 25 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30303


Indulge in a journey of flavors and a truly authentic frozen treat experience at Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats in Alexandria, Virginia. This establishment brings a touch of old-fashioned charm to the modern dessert scene, serving up an array of frozen custards and treats that bring you back to simpler times. Inspired by a 1950s soda fountain, Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats provides its guests with Wisconsin-style Frozen Custard, which is a dessert similar to ice cream but made with eggs, cream, sugar and flavoring. From velvety smooth custards and new flavors to a variety of toppings and mix-ins that cater to every craving, this sweet haven is a must-visit for anyone seeking a genuine and soul-satisfying dessert adventure.

Location: 200 Commerce Street, Alexandria, VA 22314


Who doesn’t like ice cream sandwiched in between cookies? SMOOSH Cookies is an innovative bakery that takes the classic cookie to a whole new level by offering made-to-order cookie sandwiches that are as visually appealing as they are scrumptious. In 2015, SMOOSH Cookies started out as a big teal truck in the streets of Houston, Texas but today they have six locations with a presence that expands into Ohio and Florida. Founder Jay Reyes’ pulled inspiration for SMOOSH cookies from his own sweet tooth and his grandmother’s amazing baking skills. After adding ice cream to compliment the cookie and being environmentally conscious, he would go on to throw away the spoon and “SMOOSH” ice cream between two freshly baked cookies to create the ultimate go-to dessert. Whether you're in the mood for classic combinations or bold flavor experiments, SMOOSH Cookies offers a delightful twist on traditional treats that's worth every mouthful.

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Experience pure delight in frozen form at Ice Cream 504, where each scoop is a testament to craftsmanship and flavor innovation. Although Ice Cream 504 was founded in 2011, its roots started years before in the founder’s Aunt Ruby’s backyard. It was then that founder Michael Southall learned how to make ice cream from fresh milk, sugar and fruits. Ice Cream 504 is more than fresh, it's also friendly as it doesn’t use gums or preservatives, and all its flavors are gluten-free. Whether you're seeking a solo treat or an outing with loved ones, Ice Cream 504 invites you to savor moments of pure bliss with every lick.

Location: 2511 Jena St, New Orleans

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