Scottsdale's Sweet Republic is celebrating four years of delicious ice cream by giving away free scoops from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13. They'll also be offering door prizes and giveaways including homemade marshmallows, bacon brittle, gift certificates, and Sweet Republic branded swag.
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And they'll be hosting their second annual toffee banofi sundae-eating contest. Kinda an odd name, right? It turns out that at least one of the Sweet Republic owners have spent time overseas, specifically in England, and banoffee pie is a flavor that followed them home. Their take on it sounds like the delicious collision between a banana split and banoffee pie. It's a couple scoops of vanilla ice cream, covered in house caramel syrup, almond toffee, whipped cream, and bananas. For the contest, they'll be serving an extra-large version of their sundae, with a $50 gift certificate for the winner. If you want in on the sundae-eating contest, you'll need to sign up before 5 p.m. and hope you're one of the five lucky contestants when they draw names.
Oh, and, of course, there's a catch: The entire sundae has to be taken down with only your mitts and mouth. No spoons, forks, or bendy straws.