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Hartford's Premier Dessert shop serves premium ice cream and desserts in a warm & welcoming environment! The shop features signature sundaes, milk shakes and non-diary options. Desserts can be customized using our cold plate technology with a variety of delicious mix-ins to choose from. We also offer create-your-own ice cream sandwiches and ice cream cakes for every occasion! Capital Ice Cream is the "Happy Place", because we serve up desserts that dreams are made of!
Our ice cream is the creamiest around! We offer customer favorites such as; decadent chocolate, strawberry cheesecake and rich coffee ice cream... giving you just the pick me up you need! Our menu also features our signature cookie dough, mocha chocolate fudge, party cake, sorbet and new flavors are introduced weekly! Don't forget to ask about our non-dairy options!
Make it a sandwich or make it a shake...whatever you decide...it's dessert your way! Using our cold plate technology, we can create a unique and delicious dessert experience each and every visit!
Non-dairy options available.
We are located just blocks from The Bushnell Theater and Bushnell Park. The beautiful State Capitol Building serves as a backdrop for our sweet little shop in Frog Hollow. Enjoy colorful outdoor seating while you bask in the long awaited warm weather. We can't wait to see, meet & serve you!
All sundaes topped with house-made whipped cream & a chocolate dipped cherry.
Yankees or Red Sox? You decide! Either way you're a winner with this smooth vanilla ice cream with a mix Up mix Up of strawberries and shortcake pieces topped with house-made flavored strawberry and blueberry whipped cream with a drizzle of strawberry sauce on top.
Our ode to the state capitol building and no two are the same!! A wafer cone surrounded by a scoop of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream topped with hot fudge, caramel sauce and house-made whipped cream.
May the force be with you as you enjoy this decadent chocolate ice cream with a mix Up mix Up of brownies, chocolate chips and oreo topped with hot fudge & whipped cream. Served in a house-made chocolate dipped waffle bowl.
Our extra crunchy signature cookie dough ice cream with a mix Up mix Up of oreos and chocolate chip cookies topped with house-made whipped cream. Warning: Our Cookie Monster is Green & Deliciously Mean!
Just the right pick-me-up...Rich coffee ice cream topped with hot fudge, house-made whipped cream, expresso beans, a dash of nutmeg and garnished with a chocolate dipped lady finger.
Follow us @capitalicecream on Instagram & Facebook where we accept customer sundae ideas, take a vote and select a winner to be featured for our People's Choice Sundae winner in the shop, on our website & on social media! You're going to famous! The winner and a guest also enjoy a free People's Choice Sundae! The next winner could be you!
Traditional or Specialty Shakes*
Choose one our traditional flavors topped with house-made whipped cream.
Any two flavors of your choice...1/2 & 1/2
Chocolate & Cookie Dough ice cream with cookie pieces blended in. A cookie lover's paradise.
Coffee and Rocky Road ice cream blended to perfection. *
Party over here in this cup! Birthday Cake cream blended with moist short cake pieces topped with house-made whipped cream and don't forget the sprinkles!
Check back often for new delicious offerings!
Imagine your favorite of ice cream flavor sandwiched between two of your favorite cookies baked in-house. Now imagine your wish coming true! Choose from chocolate chip, sugar or red velvet cookies and any (1) ice cream flavor your heart desires.
See our Ice Cream Section for more details. We offer customized cakes sizes 6", 8", 12". Here is a sneak peek:
Basic Signature Cake Selections include:
Specialty Cake Designs Include:
*Please allow 3 days for all custom cake orders.
The Signature Dessert created by YOU.
Birthday Parties, Ice Cream Socials, Company Outings...there's no better way to celebrate than with ice cream! We'll bring the cups, cones, napkins, spoons and the good stuff!
Choose 3 flavors. Includes chocolate & rainbow sprinkles. 1 hour sweet scooper service included.
Choose up to 4 flavors. Includes a generous serving of ice cream with up to 4 toppings. 1 hour sweet scooper service included.
Let us know your vision and we'll work with you to customize a package most suitable for your special event.
Choose as many pints and toppings as you wish and we will deliver them or prepare them for pick-up. (10 pint minimum).
We can't wait to see, meet and serve you at the Happiest place in Hartford!
Offering Classic & Customized Designs in 6", 8", 10" & 12" sizes.
DESSERT YOUR WAY!
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