Carvel Sweetens Valentine’s Day with New Chocolate Decadence Heart Cake

New Heart-Shaped Cake and Valentine’s Day Square Cake Available for Valentine’s Day

ATLANTA – (Feb. 5, 2014) – Chocolate has long been the go-to treat for Valentine’s Day, but Carvel…America’s Freshest Ice Cream®, has taken it to the next level with the new Chocolate Decadence Heart Cake. The new heart-shaped cake, along with the returning Valentine’s Day Square Cake, is sure to sweeten up Cupid’s favorite holiday.

The Chocolate Decadence Heart Cake features layers of freshly made premium vanilla and chocolate ice cream, separated by a layer of chocolate crunchies and covered in fudge – with more famous Carvel® crunchies on each side. Adding to the Valentine’s Day spirit, guests can create customized messages for their loved ones, if ordered in advance, because all Carvel cakes and ice cream treats are made fresh daily at local shoppes.

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Lovers can also satisfy their sweet tooth with the Valentine’s Day Square Cake, a handmade cake with layers of fresh, premium vanilla and chocolate ice cream, separated by a layer of Carvel famous chocolate crunchies. The Valentine’s Day Square Cake comes gift-ready in a white-and-pink package for your valentine.

Celebrating its 80th birthday this year, Carvel is one of the most recognized names in the ice cream industry. Since its founding in 1934, Carvel has expanded its menu to an extensive line of hand dipped and soft serve ice cream, take-home novelty treats and premium ice cream cakes.

Guests can visit their nearest Carvel Shoppe to purchase the holiday cakes, and many shoppe locations now offer a way to order ahead at Carvel.com.

For more information, visit www.carvel.com.

About Carvel Ice Cream

The United States’ first retail ice cream franchise, Carvel® Ice Cream has become one of the best-loved and most recognized names in its industry. The company is a leading provider of premium soft serve and hand dipped ice cream products, as well as uniquely shaped ice cream cakes, including its signature Fudgie the Whale® and Cookie Puss® cakes. Atlanta-based Carvel currently operates over 450 franchised and food service locations, and is a part of FOCUS Brands Inc., the franchisor of Carvel® Ice Cream, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® and Seattle’s Best Coffee® on military bases and in certain international markets. Visit www.carvel.com for more information, follow us on Twitter @CarvelIceCream of become a fan at http://facebook.com/CarvelIceCream

Melissa Smith
Email: melissasmith@focusbrands.com
Phone: 404-705-4449