Best-Ingredient Ice Cream Chains

Their ice creams are creamier, smoother, and more luscious due to their high butterfat level.

For another, their ingredients are carefully chosen and mixed into classic, unusual, and delicious creations.

Big Gay Ice Cream's famous soft-serve is produced with all-natural milk, cream, sugar, and a "small amount of invisible emulsifier

according to the company's website. Big Gay's egg-based packed pints are thicker, richer, and higher in butterfat than soft-serve

Ice cream from the chain comes from a Pennsylvania dairy farm. Big Gay serves this ice cream properly. 

The Mermaid sundae is inspired by Key lime pie, and the American Globs cone contains vanilla ice cream and pretzel bits in a salty chocolate shell.

Ben Van Leeuwen and his co-founders founded their ice cream firm in 2008 to make the best ice cream

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams are made using an award-winning recipe that founder Jeni Britton Bauer has been developing for 20 years.