Frozen custard, just like Leon's
Chocolate frozen custard from 2 Sisters (machine by Leon's)
Thomas and her sister form the team behind 2 Sisters Frozen Custard in a strip mall that could generously be described as geographically-challenged - even if you live on 147th Street. The Hobbit/Middle Earth-sounding suburb does have one thing going for it: frozen custard as good as Milwaukee. Bold claim? When you consider the ladies bought their one and only machine from Leon's, and use pretty much the same recipe, the chocolate and vanilla frozen custard is just as I remember it: smooth, creamy and definitely more dense than ice cream, thanks to a lower overrun - the amount of air that's whipped into the product. The density fools your brain into thinking that this is much fattier than ice cream, but it's just the opposite: where super-premium ice cream has somewhere between 14 - 16% butterfat, the custard has only about 10-11%. Just like at Ted Drews in St. Louis, they'll whip up a concrete (frozen custard-speak for a Blizzard/shake) that is so thick, once you blend in the Reese's or Heath Bars, you could easily stand a spoon up in the middle of it for 10 minutes. If you want to see the ladies in action, check out the video here after 11:30 a.m.
Banana split from 2 Sisters Frozen Custard