2017: Brooklyn Voted Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Best Restaurant Serving Vegan Desserts/Pastries!
Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream
620 Manhattan Avenue (347) 987-4774 www.vanleeuwenicecream.com
Sweets is the word at this famed ice cream shop. What started out as a buttery yellow truck traveling the streets of New York City, Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream prides itself on using ingredients perfect by “nature, not science.” All of its ice creams are made from scratch out of its Greenpoint location, which takes the ice cream cake for best restaurant serving vegan desserts in Brooklyn. The Classic scoops are crafted with nothing more than fresh milk and cream, cane sugar and egg yolks. The Vegan scoops are made with house made cashew milk, organic coconut milk, organic extra virgin coconut oil, organic cane sugar, pure cocoa butter and organic carob bean. Both recipes result in a rich, decadent, naturally perfect ice cream. All that, and its delectable menu of flavors, make it a clear-cut winner for best of the best borough-wide.