This cafe in Fountain Valley is serving edible RAW COOKIE DOUGH!
The Trend on Unbaked Goodies Hits California
Cookies might be one of the best snack that is enjoyed by the kids and kids at heart for decades now. It is not just baked at home for a snack for the entire family, it is now also given as gifts on Christmas, Thanksgiving or when welcoming a new neighbour. Surely, if someone will receive this thin and crispy on the outside but soft on the inside goodies will melt her heart out. Nowadays, there are several flavors of cookies. We have the ever so famous and delicious chocolate chip, by its name you can really say that it is something sweet. If you want something a bit healthier, there’s the oatmeal cookie. If you’re into some nutty goodness, there are peanut butter cookies. If you want something decorative and will serve as a snack on a party or as a giveaway for guests, sugar cookies will be a good choice. Well, there are a lot more and a lot more to come as people try to mix and reinvent.
One of the newest trend on cookies is the cookie dough itself. Yes, it is the dough that is really popular nowadays. We all know that we can now buy ready to bake dough in the market. This dough just need some rolling, cutting and baking then one will be able to enjoy its goodness- and it makes you an instant baker! But wait.. that’s not what’s on trend, but the dough are not being eaten raw! Yes, yes, yes, as in raw. No more baking, no more messy kitchen, and no more burning smell when you forgot you’re baking! Kristen Tomlan, one of the early sellers, began selling raw cookie dough online in 2015. She never taught it will be such a big hit! “I was hoping for a line,” Tomlan says. “But had no idea that it would extend down to the end of the block starting the first weekend.”
But, like any other business, the cookie dough business faced some challenges. People followed the advice against eating raw cookie dough, lest they fall ill from salmonella. They said that the raw eggs might cause salmonella and the untreated flour might bring E. coli. The Food and Drug Administration warnings is not said because they want the business out but just to protect the people. But, the good news is, thanks to pasteurization and heat treatment, the prohibited treat can be safely enjoyed. And since this treat is on trend, do you think people in California would like to be left out? Of course not!
California Cookie Dough, located in Fountain Valley, CA is the first in the state that specializes in safe, edible, and delicious cookie dough. Wondering how safe it is? Well, this edible cookie dough is made using pasteurized eggs and heat treated flour so rest assured that you’re tummy won’t be crumbling its way out of the store! Since it sure is safe, then go and try it out! There’s no indoor seating in the place and your delicious dough will be served in either a cup or a cone. Yes, just like Ice cream! An Ice cream without the Ice and the cream and the brain freeze.
What makes it more exciting? It comes in dozens of different flavour! They don’t just offer the classic chocolate chip cookie and Snickerdoodle, but they also offer Circus Animal and Unicorn flavors. These flavors are seriously bright in color which makes it more interesting to have a taste. They also have smores and red velvet, yes, your mallow and pastry treat is served as a cookie dough! It’s really worth the try! There’s more on the store, as they offer a lot of different toppings to mix your dough with. If you love mixing up the flavour or would want to stick with a chocochip cookie on your choco chip dough, it’s up to you, the store just got it all covered for you. If you’re fond of dipping your cookie in a class of milk, no worries, they also got that covered as they offer one fresh on the tap!
Aside from the taste, the color, the décor and the bursting flavour, this cookie dough are surely Instagrammable! The play of colors, the handful of toppings and the cup or cone put together really make one photogenic treat! So, before you eat it, make sure you have your cameras ready as these snack is absolutely ready to show off on your Instagram page! So now, Go, Eat, and Enjoy!