Black Diamond: A scoop of ice cream for $817

Dubai-based shop uses mixture of expensive ingredients for the scoop, which is sprinkled with 23-carat edible gold

Web Desk February 27, 2015

Scoopi Café in Dubai recently unveiled what may come to be the world's most expensive ice cream, costing a hefty Dhs3,000 or $817, Al Arabiya News reported. 

The café is bidding to set a world record for the "Black Diamond" treat for being the most expensive ice-cream scoop in the world, local media had confirmed.

A mixture of expensive ingredients, the single scoop is sprinkled with 23-carat edible gold.


 The ice cream itself is made of Madagascar vanilla ice cream combined with costly Iranian saffron and is decorated with slices of black Italian truffle.


 The café spent five weeks creating the treat, media reports stated. To top it off, the decadent dessert is served in a Versace bowl and Versace spoon, both of which can be kept by the customer at the end.

Twitter users shared their opinions on the expensive treat.


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