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Did you Know There’s Actually a Way to “Properly” Eat Ice Cream?

(and there’s 7 steps)

Seven steps we should follow when eating ice-cream, according to a scientist

Ice-cream is a staple sweet treat especially when it's warm. But if like most people you simply dig in without a second thought, you've been doing it wrong. With the help of sensory scientist Dr Sarah Kemp, low-calorie ice-cream brand Oppo Brothers have discovered exactly how we should be eating ice-cream for it to taste the best, reports the Daily Star.

Step 1

You should leave the ice cream out for 15 minutes when you take it out of the freezer.” HOW DO YOU WAIT THAT LONG?!

Step 2

Using a teaspoon, scoop out a SMALL amount of ice cream.” HOW DARE YOU TELL ME HOW MUCH TO PUT ON MY SPOON

Step 3

“Place the teaspoon upside down into your mouth so the ice cream touches your tongue – taste buds – first.” OK I GET THAT…NEXT

Step 4

Move the ice-cream around your mouth taking note of the cold sensation and creamy texture.” WHAT ABOUT BRAIN FREEZE!!”

Step 5

Inhale through your mouth so that it reaches all your receptors.” THAT SEEMS HARD TO DO

Step 6

Keep the ice-cream in your mouth for a full 12 seconds to experience maximum flavour.” WHAT ABOUT BRAIN FREEZE!

Step 7

Repeat with every bite to build up the full ice-cream taste profile and sensation.” IT’S REALLY HARD NOT TO EAT THE ENTIRE PINT