Alcremie Flavours Ranked

Happy April Fool’s, and I’m here to give some insight of a different kind! This time, we’re actually eating Pokemon.

I ran a poll on Twitter back in November asking if I should do a ranked list of Alcremie flavours. I decided to do it for April Fool’s, just for a bit of fun! I’m doing this based on what I feel the Pokemon would taste like (barbaric, I know!). It is in the lore that people eat certain Pokemon, after all.

Let’s rank them, starting from the least appetising to the most appetising (in my opinion).


Shiny

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The shiny reminds me of activated charcoal desserts, which were once the rage. I did have a milkshake with activated charcoal once, and I didn’t know this at the time, it was horrible the next day, especially considering I was on antidepressants at the time (basically, activated charcoal can make any medication ineffective). Plus activated charcoal in desserts doesn’t taste that good anyway.

Matcha Cream

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I’ve never really tried matcha, but I have a feeling it’s something I won’t necessarily enjoy. I’d like to give it a try, though, maybe as a topping for a hot chocolate, or on top of a plain cake.

Salted Cream

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I’ve seen recipes for salted cream to go on top of coffee as a cold foam, and I’m not a huge coffee person, so I think this would go well with a complimentary dessert (I don’t know which one though). I definitely wouldn’t eat it on its own.

7. Rainbow Swirl

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There will be so many flavours here, it’s like the ultimate treat! However I am a fan of simpler things, so this ranks a bit lower on my personal list. I think it’ll go well with a plain vanilla dessert, though, enriching the subtle vanilla taste with an abundance of other tastes works really well.

6. Mint Cream

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Sprinkle a few chocolate chips on this one and you’re good to go! I would have it as a dessert on its own or probably with plain waffles. I think mint’s a very bold flavour to begin with, so pairing it with chocolate chips and adding it to a plain dessert will just help balance out those flavours, and make it more appetising and less like you’ve eaten a tube of toothpaste.

5. Ruby Cream

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This is definitely a mixture of different red fruits, whipped up as a delightful accompaniment to a Victoria sponge cake. There’s not much else I can say about it, but it’s a very vibrant colour.

4. Ruby Swirl

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I feel this is a summer fruit flavour mixed in with vanilla, and I’m all for that flavour! It’s definitely a flavour to accompany an Eton Mess, and it’ll be nice to indulge in during the summer if you don’t fancy adding extra fruit to it.

3. Lemon Cream

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I absolutely love the tang of lemon curd, especially in a drizzle cake! I would probably eat this on its own because the flavour can clash with others horribly. I also probably wouldn’t eat much of it, but it’s for sharing, after all!

2. Caramel Swirl

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I had to add caramel high on the list because it’s a rich flavour, but not too rich. It’d be great with chocolate cake, or even a lighter dessert. I love caramel flavours, mostly because Connor tends to favour caramel and butterscotch over much else.

1. Vanilla Cream

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This would go perfectly with some strawberries during Wimbledon season, for sure – if you’re unaware, the tradition is to eat strawberries and cream at Wimbledon. This combination also brings back memories of my primary school, where we’d have a Strawberry Tea Party annually, where the Year 6’s would go out and pick the strawberries at an allotment, and they’d be sold with ice cream as part of an event.

I also prefer vanilla over most flavours, because it’s so versatile.

 

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