New This Summer: Rolled Ice Cream in Pigeon Forge at Curl de la Creme

Delicious rolled ice cream being prepared.

A brand new ice cream shop has opened in Pigeon Forge, TN, and it’s unlike anywhere else you’ve ever visited! Curl de la Creme specializes in “rolled ice cream”, a delicious dessert that is made right in front of your eyes. Since Curl de la Creme opened at the end of June, it’s been generating a ton of positive buzz and lines have been out the door. To help you make the most of your next vacation, Visit My Smokies has put together a guide to everything you need to know about this unique destination for ice cream in Pigeon Forge.

How Curl de la Creme Makes Rolled Ice Cream

If you’re still having a hard time wrapping your head around the idea of “rolled ice cream”, don’t worry! Curl de la Creme’s ice cream is better seen than described, so be sure to watch this video filmed at the shop by the Knoxville News Sentinel:

When you visit Curl de la Creme, you’ll be able to choose from two base flavors: chocolate or vanilla. Then, you can select a mix-in such as Oreos, pretzels, peanut butter, or strawberries. If you want more than one mix-in, you can add additional items for $1 each.

Once you’ve picked your base and mix-in, the fun begins! Your mix-in will be placed on a plate that is kept at 20 degrees below freezing, and the liquid cream base will be poured on top. Next, a member of the Curl de la Creme staff will use a spatula to chop up your mix-in and spread it around the base. At this stage, the cream starts to freeze and the concoction looks a bit like scrambled eggs on a frying pan.

The ice cream is then spread into a thin sheet that takes up most of the plate. Finally, the crepe-like ice cream sheet is scraped into six little rolls. Once the rolls have been transferred to a cup, you can choose from a variety of toppings, including whipped cream, sprinkles, cherries, and more. Each cup of ice cream can have up to 3 toppings with any additional items at $1 each.

Rolled ice cream being scraped from a pan.Quick Guide to Bases, Mix-ins, and Toppings

Already planning your trip to get rolled ice cream in Pigeon Forge? You can start devising your ideal sundae by checking out this list of Curl de la Creme’s current base flavors, mix-ins, and toppings. A serving of rolled ice cream with one mix-in and three toppings costs $7.

Bases (Choose 1)

  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate

Mix-ins (Choose 1)

  • Oreos
  • Graham Crackers
  • Apple Pie Filling
  • Vanilla Wafers
  • Pretzels
  • Coffee
  • Nutella
  • Banana
  • Fruit Loops
  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  • Peanut Butter
  • Mint Oreos
  • Strawberries

Toppings (Choose 3)

  • Maraschino Cherries
  • Whipped Cream
  • Sprinkles
  • M&Ms
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Chocolate, Caramel, or Raspberry Syrup
  • Hazelnut Straws
  • Chocolate Straws
  • Marshmallows
  • Gummy Bears
  • Brownie Crumbles
  • Fruity Pebbles
  • Chopped Reese’s Cups
  • Chopped York Peppermint Patties
  • Oreo Crumbs
  • Pretzels
  • Chocolate Waves
  • Vanilla Wafers
  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  • Strawberries
  • Banana

Please keep in mind that Curl de la Creme’s menu is subject to change. For more information about rolled ice cream in Pigeon Forge, visit the official Curl de la Creme website: http://www.curldelacreme.com/

A woman making rolled ice cream.Curl de La Creme’s Location in Pigeon Forge

Curl de la Creme is located at 2656 Parkway in the Publix shopping center in Pigeon Forge. The shop is currently open every day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

For more great places to eat in the Smokies, check out our complete guide to Dining in Pigeon Forge!

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  • GP

    Actually Curl de la Creme has 1 mix in option not 3, and 3 toppings, and the pictures are not from this shop.

    • Jason Fishman

      Thank you for the information! We have updated the blog 🙂