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# strawberry shortcake
We need to talk about the Brunch imposter that exists in the US
‘Strawberry Shortcake Dessert Bar.’ Why’d ya have to go and make things so complicated, guys?

ALL THIS TIME, we’ve been convinced that the Brunch ice cream is a strictly Irish invention. But we were wrong.

Americans have their own version of it – and it’s BETTER. *gasp*

It’s called the Strawberry Shortcake Dessert Bar (not a very catchy name, mind) and it’s made by the US equivalent of HB, Good Humor.

Take it all in – the generous layer of biscuity crumble, the bright pink strawberry ice cream…

Now look at our Brunch.

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It’d depress you, wouldn’t it?

Not only do they have better-looking Brunches, but they also come in other exciting flavours, such as Birthday Cake:


And Chocolate Eclair:


HB, our demands are simple: More biscuit, more flavours. That’s all we ask of you.

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