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Can you still buy Fudgie the Whale?

Last Updated: 7th March, 2020

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Q: Where can I purchase your famous Fudgie the Whale®, Hug Me the Bear® or Cookie Puss® cakes? A: We love that these cakes spark a fond memory for many Carvel fans. You can purchase these famous characters at any fully branded Carvel ice cream shoppe.

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People also ask, what is Fudgie the Whale made of?

There's a base of vanilla ice cream, topped with a generous band of chocolate cookie crumbs (known as “chocolate crunchies” in official Carvel parlance), which in turn is topped with chocolate ice cream, which is covered in a glossy fudge icing with frozen whipped cream frosting piped thickly around the border.

Likewise, where is Fudgie the Whale from? STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Did you know Carvel's Fudgie the Whale was initially a Father's Day treat? Originally developed as a Father's Day dessert touting the message “For a Whale of a Dad” in 1977, Carvel's Fudgie the Whale has become a renowned symbol for celebrations showcased across pop culture for decades.

Consequently, how big is Fudgie the Whale?

Serving Size Information

SIZE SERVES DIMENSIONS
Small 6-8 People 7" x 11.5" x 1"
Large 10-12 People 7.5" x 13" x 1"

Are there still Carvel stores?

There are over 400 Carvel franchises and food service locations in 24 states, according to the company, but it says its key markets are in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and South Florida.

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Q: Where can I purchase your famous Fudgie the Whale®, Hug Me the Bear® or Cookie Puss® cakes? However, the chocolate crunchies that are found in our ice cream cakes are not gluten-free.

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