Frozen doesn’t mess with the Froyo Rules. It follows a simple, yet hugely effective formula created in the US and now being rolled out here in Aus.
- Self-service: this is the key to success, it’s the same reason why you love getting a Slurpee at 7 Eleven – everybody wants to pull that little lever and try to make the ‘perfect pour’.
- Big spacious space: The bigger it is, the more healthy it appears. Remember to keep it light, white, and crisp… oh yeah, and stools, you’re gonna want stools.
- Use wood as an accent: wherever possible use wood to give an earthy feel.
- Have heaps of flavours & toppings: other than pouring for yourself, there’s nothing more satisfying than choosing from a bevy of flavours & toppings.
- Pay by weight: this is the only way to go, no-one wants to wait in line hoping to get the one shop attendant who crams on the toppings. It’s utilitarian and everyone feels like they get what they paid for.
What sets Frozen apart from the pack is that they use only biodynamic organic milk + yogurt, and most of their toppings are also organic and locally sourced. They have 8 fantastic flavours (Mango & Soy, Coconut, Blood Orange, Passionfruit, Chocolate, Pomegranate, and both Natural and Green Tea use Stevia instead of sugar).
The yogurt here is really tasty, but the star of the show is clearly the toppings. First, you have to decide whether you’re going to be good, or a little bit naughty.
GOOD: you can choose from several different fruits, syrups and preserves. They even have 2 different flavours of those ball things that you pop in your mouth – caution, probably not too healthy.
CHEAT DAY: if you landed here you’ve decided to blow-out, throw caution to the wind, and pretend like whatever you put on-top of froyo is still healthy because you’re only eating frozen yoghurt. Welcome. You will soon be greeted by new frienemies like organic brownie, white chocolate gojiberry, caramel popcorn, amaretto mini biscuit and house-made lemon slice, all of which are waiting to be plonked onto your froyo cup.
The cost of this indulgence comes in at $2.90 per 100gms, so try not to go too crazy. A small cup with a moderate amount of toppings comes in at around $8.00, this is more than enough for a decent serve.
Frozen by a Thousand Blessings’ philosophy is “Good for cravings and your conscience”, and I couldn’t agree more. This is a great froyo spot perfect for a late night dessert (open until 10:30pm) that will leave you feeling like you’ve been healthy, even if you haven’t 😉 – (I’ll never tell)
Make sure to try every flavour, or at least get a few samples. For best results share a large cup with a friend.
This is another great frozen yoghurt shop. They use only biodynamic organic milk + yogurt, and they replace sugar with Stevia where possible. The only thing letting it down is the confusing name (which is easy to get over, just call them -Frozen) and the ambience. Instead of decorating with candy in jars it would be great to see more of the terrariums they have or health conscious accents.