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Australia's first authentic handmade Texas ice cream!


We offer premium tasty tubs of YEEHAW ice creams in the most innovative flavours. Every batch was made from scratch using the finest natural, responsibly produced ingredients from local  Brisbane farms and other food artisans in our community. We packed each pint by hand in the kitchen at FoodConnect in Salisbury.



Making memories- 
A little Texan cowgirl a long way from home. What's a girl to do but make her favourite ice cream recipes from her childhood!


Good for the soul- 
Not your usual flavours. No sir. They're sweeter, creamier and a helluva lot dreamier. Ya'll gonna love em.


Giddy Up!-
Every tub is handmade with crazy fresh ingredients and a whole lotta love. It's like a lil ol holiday every day.



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Made to Make Aussies Melt Since 2020

Food without soul is like Dolly Parton without big hair and rhinestones. It just don't feel right.

I love ice cream. Heck, who doesn't! So when I was feeling homesick, I dug my spoon into tub after tub of Australian ice cream, but nothin' made my heart sing. It all felt a tad soulless.

I thought "damn it girl, you might as well make ya own." I used my ol' family recipes, used the best Australian ingredients and handmade every batch. And whatya know, it was better than I remembered.

Now I feel right at home in Australia and Australia feels right at home diggin' ya'll spoons in our tubs.

Hey, just park your cares for a moment. Ice cream makes every thing better.

But homemade ice cream takes you somewhere else. To a time past where life is simple, comforting and full of flavour. It takes me right back home.

Grab a spoon and join me.



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Blueberry Squares Crust : 2 cups Graham crumbs 1/2 cup white powdered sugar 1/2 cup chopped nuts - (pecans) 1 stick of oleo - butter (melted) press into a 9x13 pan Filling: 1 8oz. Cream cheese 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 tsp. lemon juice Beat until smooth. Pour over crust. Bake at 350 ‘ for 20 minutes. (The filling will still be white) Remove from oven and cool. Spread pie filling on top. Then top with a large Cool Whip (16oz) Sprinkle chopped pecans on top of the cool whip. Chill in refrigerator before serving.

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10Aug

Try your hand at making Dad something special for Breekie this Father's Day!

Try your hand at making Dad something special for Breekie this Father's Day.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 300g bacon strips (cut half in slices)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 pinches (generous) salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter , melted and cooled (plus more for pan if needed)
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • crumbled cooked bacon
  • whiskey maple syrup , topping
  • Southern Sweeties Jack Daniel Tennesse Honey ice cream, topping

Instructions

  • Cook bacon on medium heat until crispy. Remove bacon and leave grease in the frying pan.
  • Mix flour in a large bowl with sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk eggs with buttermilk, bacon pieces, butter and vanilla. Slowly pour and whisk into flour mixture. A few lumps are OK; don’t overmix.
  • Set large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add a little butter. When hot, pour a 1/4 cup batter into pan. Sprinkle tops with crumbled bacon.
  • Cook until pancake is bubbling on top and golden on underside, 2 to 5 min. Flip and continue to cook until golden on both sides, 2 to 4 min. Do not press. When pancakes are done, prepare your whiskey syrup.  Use one part Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey to every 3 parts maple syrup.  Heat on oven until simmering.  Pour over pancakes.
  • Serve with two scoops of our Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey ice cream
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04Aug

We love to name our flavours after hot spots in the South in order to teach ice cream/food lovers about places they should try on their next trip to America. After all, the south has the best food in the country! From Nashville to South Carolina to all 16 Southern states.  We want to cover them all.  This month’s new flavour, “South Carolina Strawberry Hills”, takes it’s name after the famous Strawberry Hills, South Carolina, USA.  It’s here you’ll want to meet the historic Cooley family and visit their Café and Fruit Farm.  The current owner is Perry Cooley, grandson of the original owner who purchased the land as a cotton farm in the early 1900s, James Cooley (see photo below. Credits to www.StrawberryHillsUSA.com). They grow fruits throughout the seasons including Spring Strawberries, Summer Peaches and Blackberries, and Fall Pumpkins and Sunflowers. At their café you are sure to experience a true southern breakfast with their "cat head" biscuits made fresh every morning, sausage gravy, grits, and eggs just how you like them. Their lunch menu is sure to get your mouth watering with hand-patted burgers and hotdogs that "fill the bun", as James Cooley likes to call them. They make their chili and slaw from scratch, and the sweet iced tea is always flowing. Afterwards, mozzy on over their ice cream parlour where since 2004 the Cooley family has been churning fresh ice cream with fruits from the farm.  They offer 12 homemade flavours and 18 Hershey flavours!
View their ice-cream flavours on their website. They have a delicious variety of specialty desserts including milkshakes, banana splits, hot fudge sundaes, and root beer floats. They also offer SEASONAL strawberry shortcake, peach cobbler, or apple pie. This is why we have named our NEW South Carolina Strawberry Hills Southern Sweeties Ice Cream flavour in their honour! In the south, you’re family. Ya’ll check them out!

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15Jul

We love the South! It is home. The South is known for so many things, but things which top my list and make me smile are all the types comfort food for a southerners soul. If you’re a person who likes to travel to a destination for the unique cuisine or make a list before you leave home of restaurant must stops for your journey, then this article is for you. From sprawling cities to tiny towns, we want to help you navigate our region of the country with your fork and spoon.   

The South obviously knows a thing or two about comfort food.  We are the comfort food heaven.  No one does decadent rich sweet treats quite like the people in the southern United States. From lovely layered cakes to incredible pies, the desserts can satisfy even the most serious of sweet tooths. It doesn’t hurt that most traditional recipes are very easy to make, as often the ingredients are super accessible and simple. So, food lovers of the world, we’re going to make you wish you were in Texas!

 When most Australian’s want to travel to the US it is primarily just to four states Hawaii, California, Nevada (where Vegas is) and New York. Perhaps this is because foreigners simply do not know of all the great places to visit otherwise.  We think this is a shame, as the South has so much to offer. We hope our flavours will make more people want to visit Dixie Land next time they are in America and hungry! 

We decided that we wanted to pay tribute to some of the best restaurants throughout the Southern states by incorporating them into the names of our flavours. We use both passed down Texas family dessert recipes in addition to other famous southern desserts to come up with our individual flavour experiences.  There are many classics that each family or café puts their own special spin on and we’re rounding them up for you. We hope the next time you visit the U.S. you’ll think of us first. Our first flavour to pay salute to a famous dessert and restaurant in Tennessee is our Nashville Raspberry Nutmeg Pie.  

Today I want to introduce you to Loveless Café in Nashville and their Southern Belle Raspberry Pie.  The Loveless Cafe is a restaurant in southwest Nashville, Tennessee, on Highway 100 just east of the northern terminus of the Natchez Trace Parkway. It is known for its Southern cooking, especially for its biscuits, fruit preserves, country ham, and red-eye gravy. The cafe has been offering families and friends a place where they can enjoy a scratch-made Southern meal and reconnect with each other around the table. It remains unchanged in the quaint country charm and good cooking that has made it a landmark since its doors opened 65 years ago.

 Along with there menu of savoury dishes, you’ll also we blow away by their desserts menu.  One of their fan favs is their Southern Belle Raspberry Pie. Nothing is as intense as raspberry pie and they nail it. Their version has a citrusy floral undertone with orange zest and rose water, the kind Southern belles used to dab at their temples in the heat. Since their country pie recipe uses a generous amount of raspberries, it tastes tried and true. That’s why we have put it on our list of must visit cafes the next time you’re planning a trip to Tennessee. 

Over time, as we create more flavours for you and your family to enjoy, we hope to add more flavours incorporating cafes in each of our beautiful southern states. We hope to cover the most storied and loved of Southern desserts ever made! Don’t forget to order your take home tub of Nashville Raspberry Nutmeg Pie ice cream!

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06Jul

Southern Sweeties Ice Cream Classic American Apple Pie Recipe from TEXAS to YOU!

Southern Sweeties Ice Cream’s Classic American Apple Pie Recipe

Ingredients Filling: 4 Pink Lady Apples, peeled and diced. 2/3 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 4 tablespoons extra-virgin coconut oil 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 dashes salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons milk Dough: 4-5 tablespoons ice water 1/2 cup extra-virgin coconut oil 1 dash salt 1 tablespoons white vinegar 2 tablespoons white or brown sugar 1.5 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling Directions 

  • Spray a 9 ½ inch deep-dish pie pan with cooking spray
  • For the dough: Put the flour, sugar, vinegar, and ½ teaspoon of salt into a food processor and pulse to mix. Add the coconut oil and pulse until the largest pieces are dime-sized. Add the 4 tablespoons of ice water, and pulse until the mix is evenly combined. Squeeze a handful of dough together; it should hold its shape. If the mix is too powdery, pulse in an additional 1 tablespoons of ice water. Divide the dough into a large piece, wrap in plastic wrap, pat the dough into a ½ inch thick circles and chill for at least 1 hour up to overnight.

  • For the filling: Meanwhile, mix together your apple slices, sugar, coconut oil, and lemon juice for the filling.  Put into the pressure cooker for about 10 minutes, until the apples are soft. Let cool completely and mix in the milk, flour, salt, and cinnamon. 
  • Put together dough: to make rolling easier, let the dough soften to room temperature. This could take between 20-40 minutes, depending on the temperature in your kitchen. Roll the disc of dough out into a 13-inch round deep-dish pan that has been lightly floured or in between two pieces of wax paper. If it gets too warm, refrigerate it to firm it up. Ease the crust into the pie pan.  Adding the cooled filling.

 Position an oven rack in the lowest position in the oven, place a baking sheet on the rack and preheat to 425 degrees F; preheat for at least 30 minutes. Place the pie on the hot baking sheet, and lower the oven to 375 degrees F. Bake until the pie is golden and the filling is bubbly, 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes, rotating as needed. (Cover the edges with foil if they brown too quickly.) Transfer to a rack, and cool until set, about 3 hours. 

  • Serve your Apple Pie with some of Southern Sweeties Good Old Fashioned Vanilla Bean Ice Cream to really bring it to the next level!
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Wholesale Purchasing

Add your restuarant or cafe to our list of suppliers. We would love to collaborate with your cafe, deli, shop, or catering company.

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Ice Cream Party

Have us at your next kids, corporate, beach or private function! We can even create a unique flavour just for you!

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The History of Texas Ice Cream

Founder and artisanal ice cream chef, Lauren Michele Tozer's story, learn about the food culture of Texas, the real history of ice cream, and more.

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Nutrition Information

To help you make the best choices for you and your family we’ve put together some easy-access nutrition information about our homemade flavours.

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I write a monthly newsletter, Moo Monologues, in which I share some home ice cream recipes, tell stories of the south, answer general ice cream FAQ, southern recipes, fun ways to serve ice cream, etc.