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    Updated on Jun 13, 2019. Posted on Jun 30, 2016

    I Actually Tried That Black Ice Cream And Here's What It Tasted Like

    For when you want to eat ice cream but you don't feel like being cute about it.

    I recently learned that there's an ice cream shop here in New York that serves "Coconut Ash" ice cream, and it's BLACK. It get its color from activated charcoal, and it's metal AF.

    It's served at one of NYC's most popular ice cream spots, Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream, where the line is almost always out the door.

    It's been getting a lot of attention on Instagram and the ~internet at large~, so naturally, I had to go check it out. After waiting for half an hour, I finally ordered my scoop.

    Chelsea Marshall

    I'm normally not a huge fan of coconut, so I ordered a different flavor JUST IN CASE (burnt honey vanilla, if ya needed to know).

    I eagerly awaited my ice cream. This is me before:

    Joe Predham

    AND THIS IS ME AFTER. SO METAL.

    Joe Predham

    Yes, this ice cream turns your teeth black. I loved it, since any step closer to being a badass witch is cool with me.

    Joe Predham

    The black on my teeth and lips did go away really easily.

    As for the flavor: The coconut was pretty mild, and I found the overall flavor refreshing. Like a subtle vanilla. I felt dumb for ordering a different flavor "just in case" (SO NOT METAL), but honestly, I got to eat two ice creams, so who am I to complain?

    Chelsea Marshall

    As you can see, it's melting black goodness down the cone. It temporarily stained my fingers, but I was cool with it.

    💀❤️ Love you, charcoal ice cream ❤️💀