Here's the difference between ice cream and other frozen desserts


When the summer heat is on, there's almost nothing better than grabbing a frozen dessert to help you cool down. But from ice cream and gelato to soft serve and frozen yogurt, there are plenty of icy snacks you can choose from, and you might not know the differences between them.


To help you pick out which frozen treat to snack on this summer, we've broken down the ingredients and processes behind each.

From the way soft serve achieves its delectable, fluffy texture to the surprising fact that gelato is actually lower in fat than ice cream, here's what sets your favorite chilled desserts apart.

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