Stephen Colbert's AmeriCone Dream

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Stephen Colbert's AmeriCone Dream
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Nutritional value per 105 g (1/2 cup)
Energy 280 kcal (1,200 kJ)
32 g (11%)
Sugars 24 g
Dietary fiber 0 g (2%)
Saturated 10 g (51%)
Trans 0 g
4 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
(11%)
90 μg
Vitamin C
(0%)
0 mg
Trace metals
Calcium
(15%)
150 mg
Iron
(6%)
0.8 mg
Sodium
(6%)
95 mg
Other constituents
Energy from fat 130 kcal (540 kJ)
Cholesterol 60 mg (20%)
Ingredients cream, skim milk, liquid sugar, water, corn syrup,
sugar, wheat flour, egg yolks, coconut oil, butter,
cocoa powder, milk, vanilla extract, natural flavors,
milkfat, corn starch, palm and/or soybean oil,
guar gum, soya lecithin, salt, carrageenan,
soy flour, baking soda
Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.

Stephen Colbert's AmeriCone Dream is a Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor inspired by Stephen Colbert, host of the Comedy Central television show The Colbert Report, and first released in 2007.[1]

AmeriCone Dream is vanilla ice cream with fudge-covered waffle cone pieces and a caramel swirl. Colbert is donating the proceeds from the sale of AmeriCone Dream to charity through The Stephen Colbert AmeriCone Dream Fund. The Fund will support charities of concern to Colbert, such as food and medical assistance for disadvantaged children, helping veterans and their families, and environmental causes.[1] Identified by co-owner Ben Cohen as the most patriotic flavor that Ben & Jerry's has ever done, Colbert also says that the flavor is perfect for any federal holiday.[2]

On March 20, 2007, Willie Nelson appeared on The Colbert Report to settle a dispute provoked by Colbert over AmeriCone Dream and Nelson's Country Peach Cobbler flavor.[3]

On September 13, 2010, the nonprofit organization VolunteerMatch challenged Stephen Colbert to an on-air "Ice Cream Taste-Off" between AmeriCone Dream and another Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor, Berry Voluntary.[4]

On March 3, 2011, Jimmy Fallon appeared on The Colbert Report to have a "duel" of their respective Ben & Jerry ice cream flavors.[5] The skit also featured appearances by Jon Stewart of The Daily Show and Ben & Jerry founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. The skit ended with Fallon and Colbert singing a duet in peace.

On February 2, 2012, Stephen Colbert announced that AmeriCone Dream Ice Cream will be given away free at Ben and Jerry's Scoop Shops on February 14, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m. as a promotion for the design of the new lid which features "Superpack," referring to the "Colbert Super PAC."

On February 15, 2012, Stephen Colbert appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in yet another ice cream competition skit written to advertise both flavors.

On September 22, 2013, AmeriCone Dream appeared in the Breaking Bad episode "Granite State."

On July 22, 2014, Daniel Radcliffe announced AmeriCone Dream as his favorite post-sex food.[6]

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