Some of these vintage 1960s ice cream flavors will make you drool
You’ll also see some varieties that should never have existed in the first place. For example, Lady Borden Mint Fudge ice cream. The name sounds like it would be good, right? And yet… here’s how it’s described: “The bright flavor of mint, flecks of rich chocolate fudge and crushed, sun-ripened pineapple…”
So, yeah — you’re probably not excited for that particular flavor to come back, but most of these 60s ice cream flavors do look amazing, and we’re officially sad about some of the discontinued varieties you just don’t see anymore. Check them out below.
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Retro “Crazy Vanilla” striped 60s ice cream (1965)
Don’t let the crazy stripes fool you. They’re vanilla too!
Crazy Vanilla looks like crazy because it has red and blue stripes leaping all over the place. But it tastes like vanilla because that’s what it is — vanilla ice cream.
It’s the coolest, craziest flavor ever. And who else but Sealtest could bring you this wacky treat? Start swinging. Pick up on this wild flavor today. Man, like it’s the craziest!
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60s ice cream: Almond Butterscotch Royale Sealtest ice cream (1961)
For a wonderful new flavor fling! Butterscotch: A bonnie flavor treat for spring. Crisp with the golden buttery goodness of real almonds, rich with the extra-bright touch that only Sealtest adds to fine ice cream.
Banana Cherry Nut ice cream from Swift’s (1963)
Bewitchin’ Banana-Cherry-Nut ice cream!
Here’s some wonderful flavor “witchery” that turns “goblins” into good little girls and boys any time! It’s mellow banana-flavored ice cream with a bounty of big, sweet cherry chunks and crisp pieces of pecans in every single spoonful.
A wealth of high-quality dairy products… blended to smooth perfection… always makes Swift’s Ice Cream full-bodied and creamy-good! Serve some at your house soon!
60s ice cream: Borden Cherry Vanilla ice cream (1964)
The juiciest cherries are in Borden’s Cherry Vanilla.
And the reddest cherries you ever saw! Buried in rich, creamy vanilla ice cream, they just seem to go together. Like George Washington and the Cherry Tree.
Try some Borden’s Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream. The taste is revolutionary! Borden’s just has to be good.
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Borden’s Cherry Tart ice cream (1960)
ELMER: I hereby proclaim Elsie “Queen of Hearts!”
ELSIE: Queen Elsie (that’s me!) commands a dish of Borden’s Cherry Tart Ice Cream for each and every subject.
Borden’s very big on flavor. Mmmm! It’s a creamy and rich ice cream…sparkling with bright, ripe cherries…sprinkled with bits of spicy macaroon.
You’ll love it ’cause there’s more “to flavor” in Borden’s Cherry Tart Ice Cream!
Now! Two wonderful Sealtest Cherry Ice Creams! (1965)
Cherry and Vanilla “Checkerboard” Ice Cream: The most revolutionary idea since ice cream — ”Checkerboard”! Now cubes of luscious Cherry Ice Cream surround cubes of creamy-rich Vanilla! Slice it or scoop it — you’ll love the gay checkerboard pattern either way. So enjoy new Sealtest Cherry and Vanilla ”Checkerboard” soon!
Cherry Nugget Prestige French Ice Cream: That all-time favorite… Here’s the greatest Cherry Nugget ever! Extra rich, extra creamy Sealtest Cherry Nugget Ice Cream now comes in Prestige French quarts. Look for it in the sparkling see-through container… the ice cream that shows its good taste and yours. Enjoy it soon!
60s ice cream: Chocolate Bits ice cream from Sealtest (1965)
Hundreds of tiny chocolate bits in every spoonful… ice cream made as only Sealtest knows how!
Red White and Blueberry ice cream from Sealtest (1961)
Hooray for the Red, White, and Blueberry!
Ripe red raspberry, so smooth vanilla, and luscious blueberry in one glorious new ice cream! With that extra taste touch only Sealtest brings you. Hurry! Join the flavor celebration at your Sealtest dealer!
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60s ice cream: Sealtest Prestige French Ice Cream for the nonconformist (1965)
The rewards of Sealtest Prestige French are not for those who would trod the beaten path.
But you — you’ll appreciate this unique ice cream… the character of its velvet-creamy richness… the individuality of its crisp nutmeats… the rarity of its subtle flavorings.
You’re different. So insist on Sealtest Prestige French! It’s like no other ice cream ever. Flavors included pistachio, chocolate, cherry nugget & vanilla.
Sealtest Prestige French Red Raspberry Royale ice cream (1963)
A very special ice cream for all festive occasions!
Ribboned through and through with a puree of choice sun-ripened raspberries picked at the peak of perfection.
So decorative. So delightful. Great for holiday parties. Great anytime. Everyone will agree that Sealtest Prestige French Red Raspberry Royale is a very special ice cream. Enjoy some soon!
Look for all the elegant Sealtest Prestige French flavors deliciously displayed in sparkling plastic containers. The ice cream that shows its good taste — and yours.
Vintage Pineapple Tang and Orange Sparkle Checkerboard ice cream (1965)
Pineapple Tang and orange sparkle… combined as only Sealtest knows how! (… and only Sealtest makes “Checkerboard.” Try some soon!)
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Strawberries ‘n Cream ice cream from Borden (1963)
You couldn’t pick anything finer! It’s Borden’s Strawberries ‘n Cream Ice Cream!
Now strawberries are always in season. The plumpest, juiciest, reddest berries ever picked. And they come to your table in the most delectable manner — swirled and blended into the folds of the creamiest of vanilla ice creams.
One spoonful of Borden’s Strawberries ‘n Cream Ice Cream — and you know you have reached the summit of smooth perfection. Maybe somebody someday will make a better strawberry ice cream than this one. But why wait?
Retro Banana Berry 1960s ice cream from Carnation (1963)
Surprise! Scarlet swirls of delicious raspberry, blended throughout the creamy banana ice cream. Dip in your spoon and strike it rich — with Carnation Banana Berry!
60s ice cream: Foremost dairy Dolly Madison ice cream flavors (1960)
Nowhere can you find creamier, more elegant ice cream. Its quality is uncompromising. Naturally, Dolly Madison costs a few pennies more — fine things always do.
60s ice cream flavors included strawberry marshmallow, Cherry Cherie (vanilla ice cream with cherries and chocolate bits), black raspberry, strawberry-vanilla, chocolate marshmallow, butter pecan, French vanilla & chocolate.
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Classic Party Peach ice cream from Swift’s (1965)
What a peach! De-lectable, de-luscious, de-lovely… popular “pick” for any party! It’s mellow peach-flavored ice cream bountifully enriched with big, juicy pieces of orchard-sweet peaches!
A wealth of high-quality dairy products… blended to smooth perfection… always makes Swift’s Ice Cream full-bodied and creamy-good! Reward your family with some tonight!
60s ice cream: 7 flavors of Borden’s ice cream from 1960
Borden’s very big on flavors. Pick your favorite, the easy way, with Borden’s new “Color-Keyed” packages. “Why,” we asked, “get freezer-frost bite fumbling for favorite flavors?”
“Why indeed,” we answered ourselves, and forthwith was born our new line of color-keyed cartons … Now each of our very big flavors has its special color. Stop at your local Borden’s store and pick your favorite flavor at a glance.
Borden ice creams shown are Chip Chocolate, Vanilla-Strawberry, Cherry Vanilla, Vanilla-Chocolate, Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla, Pineapple Sherbert, and Buttered Nut. As well as the classic Strawberry, Vanilla, and Chocolate flavors.
Lady Borden Mint Fudge ice cream (1961)
Lady Borden Mint Fudge. The bright flavor of mint, flecks of rich chocolate fudge and crushed, sun-ripened pineapple — blended with sweet, fresh country cream.
It’s a luscious Lady Borden exclusive, the perfect finale to a banquet… or a barbecue. How long has it been since you’ve topped off a meal with such a special treat?
Enjoy Lady Borden Mint Fudge Ice Cream tonight — and often. Vanilla, too, has that very special flair in Lady Borden’s Burgundy carton.
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60s ice cream: Lady Borden classic Peaches n Cream ice cream (1963)
Cool and smooth as fresh country cream… superb ice cream swirled through and through with sun-ripened peach lusciousness.
It’s Peaches’n Cream Ice Cream, a very special Lady Borden treat. For goodness sake, don’t wait! Surprise your family anytime with the refreshing delight of Lady Borden’s Peaches’n Cream Ice Cream.
Milk Chocolate Pecan ice cream from Lady Borden (1961)
Lady Borden Milk Chocolate Pecan. Thick, country-fresh cream lavished with finest imported chocolate, sparkled with pecan magic… and blended into ice cream so rich, so Juscious, it could only be Lady Borden.
Surprise your taste with the exciting contrast of smooth chocolate ice cream and toasted pecans in one glorious treat.
Retro Pineapple Nut ice cream from Swift’s (1963)
Hop to it… Pineapple-Nut!
A fruit-‘n-nut delight as welcome and bright as flowers that bloom in the Spring! Sunny chunks of juicy pineapple and crunchy nuggets of rare Hawaiian Macadamia nuts are blended all through velvety vanilla ice cream.
A wealth of high-quality dairy products… blended to smooth perfection … always makes Swift’s Ice Cream full-bodied and creamy-good!
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Vanilla Blueberry Parfait ice cream from Lady Borden (1965)
That’s new Lady Borden French Vanilla Blueberry Parfait. It’s one of a bright new line of French ice creams with new flavors like Vanilla Strawberry Parfait, Vanilla Chocolate Fudge Parfait and others. All come in frosty, see-your-flavor quarts.
Looking for excitement? Try something French!
Lorraine Cherry vintage ice cream from Lady Borden (1965)
That’s Lady Borden Ice Cream in the Burgundy Carton. A favorite for many years. It has an excitement all its own, with its own elegant flavors: Lorraine Cherry for this month — rich vanilla made rosy with the luscious accent of burgundy cherries. Delicious!
Try some. A truly enjoyable Lady Borden flavor!
60s ice cream: Chocolate Marshmallow Parfait vintage ice cream flavor from Lady Borden (1965)
That’s new Lady Borden French Ice Cream. It’s one of a bright new line of ice creams with new flavors like Chocolate Marshmallow Parfait, Vanilla Strawberry Parfait and Vanilla Chocolate Fudge Parfait.
They all come in frosty, “see-your-flavor” quarts. If you’re looking for excitement, try some.
Old-fashioned 1960s ice cream: Maple Fudge Walnut vintage ice cream from Lady Borden (1965)
That’s Lady Borden Ice Cream in the burgundy carton. A favorite for many years, it has excitement all its own, with its own elegant flavors. For this month: Maple Fudge Walnut. Country-maple ice cream laced with fudge and chocolate-coated walnuts.
Sound good? Well, it tastes even better.
Peach flavor Howard Johnson’s retro ice cream cones from 1964
Real Elberta peaches… best-tasting peaches raised… that’s what gives Howard Johnson’s wonderful peach ice cream all that luxurious ‘Good-old-days goodness’.
Going to the Fair or anywhere… enjoy the “Wonderful World of 28 flavors”
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Classic Howard Johnson’s chocolate ice cream cones (1964)
Superb, deep-dark cocoa imported from Holland… that’s what gives Howard Johnson’s creamy-smooth chocolate ice cream all that wonderful ‘Good-old-days goodness.”
Vintage 60s ice creams: Pink lemonade sherbet from Swift’s (1965)
A refreshingly beautiful “serve” that always scores a hit… especially when the temperature soars! Each pretty pink spoonful is invitingly fresh with the sweet-tart tang of cool lemon flavor.
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It’s the high-quality dairy products and true-fruit flavors that make Swift’s Sherbet so purely delicious. Try this cooling treat today. Enjoy its delicate goodness and quick refreshment!
Vintage 1960s Golden Vanilla ice cream
Borden’s Golden Vanilla brings back golden memories — Remember the way vanilla used to taste? Well, Borden’s has brought back that olden, golden flavor. It’s Borden’s Golden Vanilla. Rich, creamy, made-with-eggs taste and deliciously golden color. Try some Borden’s Golden Vanilla — it’ll bring back golden memories.
1960s ice cream sundaes and toppings/sauces
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Steamboat sundae. Hull is a split banana, that holds chocolate ice cream drowned in marshmallow creme, orange ice topped with pineapple sauce, and vanilla ice cream covered with strawberry sauce. Peg marshmallows fore and aft; add s chocolate-wafer deck. A candy stick is the mast, a cherry is the rudder.
Rippled look for sundae spectaculars. Chill a sturdy spoon in the freezer. Holding it bowl up, skim across firm ice cream. Start Fudge Sundae with a scoop of ice cream in a chilled dish; alternate light and dark spoonfuls. Warm the fudge sauce for a lush topping.
Vintage Kraft ice cream topping flavors shown below: Caramel, strawberry, chocolate caramel, butterscotch, chocolate, fudge, pineapple & walnut topping
Tepees for kids. Pack ice cream into paper cone cups; insert paddle sticks. Freeze firm. Heat and stir 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces, 1/2 cup evaporated milk till blended; cool. Peel off cones; spread on chocolate; roll in chopped walnuts. Serve, or freeze.
A cake breaker makes neat slices, even in the firmest ice cream. Neapolitan ice cream shows off three ribbons of color. Another time, cut the ice cream in wedges. To help keep servings from melting, chill plates in the refrigerator or put them in the freezer for a few minutes.
Double-color dips boast double flavors. Work with firm ice creams, and a chilled scoop. Half-fill scoop by taking several light swoops in one flavor, then round out the ball with another flavor. Open jars of sundae sauce or fruit preserves for a topper.
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