Best Ice Cream Scoops

Updated February 2019
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Choosing an efficient ice cream scoop requires many different considerations, the first of which is the material. While most of the high-quality scoops are constructed from tough metals like stainless steel, there are other models made of hard plastic for customers looking to save a few dollars. Ice cream scoops can also feature a rubberized handle to reinforce grip, as well as a trigger release function to help deposit ice cream quickly into a bowl. Not all customers appreciate these features, however, as rubber handles tend to add weight to the tool and trigger-release buttons may malfunction. For a maintenance-free, lightweight option, a simple ice cream scoop constructed solely with metal or durable plastic is your best bet.

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