Review of Swedish Glace Dairy Free Vanilla Ice Cream Lollies

I have to confess to being a tad excited about the sudden availability of new vegan ice creams that are becoming readily available. My personal mission is of course to try as many as possible. So when I heard that Swedish Glace had launched a dairy free vanilla ice cream lolly I just had to give it a try.

I liked the simple blue packaging with the picture of the chocolate covered lolly revealing its ice cream underneath. I knew what to expect and couldn’t wait to open that box. Onto the ingredients the allergens are clearly highlighted in the with soya in bold. There is no may contain warning. They are clearly labelled as being suitable for a dairy free, gluten free, and a vegan diet.

On opening the box I was greeted by 5 medium sized lollies in a simple white packaging with gold hearts. I personally liked the design. On removing this you find a chocolate covered lolly. The initial aroma is that of chocolate with faint undertones of chocolate noted. This aroma remained the same on my famous close up sniff test and on eating the lolly. On biting into the lolly I got a nice crisp crunch from the chocolate coating followed by the soft smooth ice cream centre. Onto the taste the chocolate layer was just right it wasn’t too chocaolately and therefore didn’t overpower the ice cream underneath. The flavour of the ice cream was spot on its subtle vanilla flavour that was clearly present but without being to artificial or overpowering the chocolate coating. If I am brutally honest I would have liked the chocolate coating to have been a little thicker. The subtle vanilla flavour worked well in combination with the chocolate outer coating. The combination of textures from the slight crunchiness of the outside chocolate layer and the smooth ice cream inside worked really well together.

So would I recommend these ice cream lollies? Yes I would. I enjoyed everything about these from their crunchy yet smooth texture and their subtle vanilla flavour. So if you follow a dairy free, gluten free, or a vegan why not give these lollies a try. So thank you Swedish Glacé for producing these lollies. I am sure that these lollies will make both adults and children alike very happy.


  1. July 6, 2017 / 7:11 pm

    I absolutely love these Swedish Glacé Chocolate Ice Creams!! ❤

    • July 6, 2017 / 8:03 pm

      They’re fab aren’t they and just the right size.

    • July 7, 2017 / 6:00 pm

      Hi, they are really nice and the perfect size for a cold treat.

  2. July 7, 2017 / 9:02 am

    Oh I hope we have them in Norway as well!!! If not I will at least get to try them when visiting Sweden for my golf vacation this summer”

    • July 7, 2017 / 5:59 pm

      Oh a golf vacation and ice cream sounds perfect, enjoy.

  3. July 7, 2017 / 9:22 am

    Great news for the vegans, would have loved to try it but am off soybean products.

    • July 7, 2017 / 5:58 pm

      Oh no that’s not good time to find a soya free version.

  4. July 7, 2017 / 3:32 pm

    I’ve only tried the strawberry version but they’re yummy! 🙂

    • July 7, 2017 / 5:58 pm

      They are both yummy but I prefer this flavour.

  5. July 7, 2017 / 6:55 pm

    Look so creamy and special.. Would love to have a taste of it.

    • July 7, 2017 / 7:12 pm

      Hi, they are very yummy but not creamy I’m afraid. Thanks for stopping by.

  6. July 7, 2017 / 7:52 pm

    Awesome… keep it up.

    • July 7, 2017 / 8:06 pm

      Hi, I assume you are meaning my latest food review. Ice cream makes a nice treat in the summer.

  7. July 7, 2017 / 9:05 pm

    Not too familiar with it but guess what? I’m perceiving it here already. The outlook is just so good

    • July 7, 2017 / 9:07 pm

      Hi, sorry I am a little confused does this relate to my food review, thanks.

  8. July 8, 2017 / 5:38 am

    Wow, they look yumm, shall try out making

    • July 8, 2017 / 7:04 am

      I hope that you enjoy them they are in a few UK supermarkets.

  9. echoesofhervoice
    July 8, 2017 / 5:49 am

    I have never tried this brand although I love ice cream. I’ll have to check it out. Thanks for sharing.

    • July 8, 2017 / 7:05 am

      Hi, it’s a great vegan alternative you can find it in most supermarkets.

  10. July 8, 2017 / 6:48 am

    This is so cool and tasty! Ha! Nice one.

  11. July 8, 2017 / 2:03 pm

    I was never able to read beyond ” Vanilla Ice Cream : 🙂

    • July 8, 2017 / 5:29 pm

      Oh no sorry you had problems loading the page. Please try again later.

  12. Claire - StartACraftBlog
    July 8, 2017 / 3:44 pm

    They are amazing. I love these lollys. I almost died off when I saw them because I haven’t had ice cream lollys since I became vegan about 6 years ago. Love um!

    • July 8, 2017 / 5:30 pm

      They sure are I’m addicted to them. Have you tried Tesco’s new ones?

  13. July 8, 2017 / 5:28 pm

    Ooh these look so good! I’m always trying to find dairy-free treat options since I’m allergic to dairy. I’ll have to give these a try!

    • July 8, 2017 / 5:31 pm

      Hi, yes you should give these a try they are a great size and make a nice treat.

  14. July 8, 2017 / 5:31 pm

    never tried this before! but would love to! looks so tasty!! thanks for sharing!

    • July 8, 2017 / 5:32 pm

      Hi, they are indeed tasty and worth trying.

  15. July 9, 2017 / 12:03 am

    Never seen thevery lollies before. Nice one

    • July 9, 2017 / 8:08 am

      Oh you should give them a try.

  16. July 9, 2017 / 12:04 am

    I meant to say “Never seen these lollies before”

    • July 9, 2017 / 8:09 am

      Don’t worry stupid typos I often do that as well.

  17. Vinod Verma
    July 9, 2017 / 2:47 am

    Awwwww, love it. thanks for sharing

    • July 9, 2017 / 8:10 am

      You can’t beat a nice ice cream.

    • July 10, 2017 / 6:50 pm

      Hi, you should give them a try just the right size.

  18. July 10, 2017 / 6:28 pm

    These just look delicious! #bigpinklink

    • July 11, 2017 / 4:59 pm

      They are great even when it’s raining.

  19. July 11, 2017 / 7:30 pm

    I’m going to give them a go. Thanks. #dreamteam

    • July 11, 2017 / 7:35 pm

      I hope that you enjoy them. They never last long ?

  20. July 13, 2017 / 8:25 am

    It’d be worth recommending these to my friends who have to be dairy free – great to see there are delicious options out there.

    • July 13, 2017 / 5:30 pm

      Hi, these a great dairy free choice as a sweet treat on the go or as a dessert. I hope that your friends enjoy them.

  21. Le Coin de Mel
    July 14, 2017 / 9:35 pm

    These sound perfect for summer! I’m not sure about the thickness of the chocolate covering the Swedish glace. Sometimes, I like a thin layer of chocolate but other times, I want something more substantial too 🙂 Thanks for joining in with #FreeFromFridays.

    • July 15, 2017 / 12:38 pm

      Hi, I know what you mean. It’s perfect for me as it keeps the calories low ?.

  22. July 15, 2017 / 11:11 am

    These look very interesting. I’m really glad that the food market is opening up so well to people with different needs. Growing up a veggie it was often hard to find anything at all, now the options are endless, glad it’s getting better for vegans too. Thanks for linking up #bigpinklink

    • July 15, 2017 / 12:53 pm

      Hi, the food market certainly is changing. Although I’m not vegan it offers so much more choice now. I font have to go to a specialist health food shop.

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