Las Cruces, New Mexico Edition: Caliche's Frozen Custard

By Candace Nelson - 7:04 PM


"Caliche’s is your hometown favorite for sweet treats and even sweeter memories! It all began as a humble drive-in at a renovated burger joint on Valley Drive in Las Cruces, NM ... The name 'Caliche' is a Spanish term describing a layer of calcium carbonate formed in the soils of semi-arid regions commonly referred to as 'natural cement. It is commonplace to hear Midwestern frozen custard joints refer to their blended frozen custard treats as 'Concretes.' With a little creative thinking and respect for our community’s culture, the new name for our business was born: Caliche’s Frozen Custard."


I was driving through this town on my way to visit my bestie, Kaitee, so I had to indulge in some of the local fare. I went with the "Sandbox," which was vanilla frozen custard blended with Oreos®, topped with hot fudge and a gummy worm. Kinda like the "dirt" themed desserts you might see. I'm not quite sure how I could give ice cream any less than an A. It's a sweet indulgence; the fudge just added a new layer of deliciousness. Just so good. 


Grade: A

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