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Custom Designed Ice Cram Available from the Cornell Dairy!

Work directly with the Cornell Dairy team to create a custom flavor for any special occasion or event.  Contact the Dairy today at to request a custom order form and price quote. 

Custom ice cream pricing is based on the ice cream packaged in 3-gallon tubs.  Customized printed pint (16 oz) containers are available for an additional fee. 

Getting Started

Select the amount of ice cream you'd like to purchase (3 gallon tub = 50-60 servings)

Quantity of 3 gallon tubs Base Price per 3 gallon tub
1-5 $30
6-10 $26.50
11-30 $24
31 + $21.50

Creating Your Flavor

Select your ice cream base (choose one)

  • White - no color, no flavor - just creamy goodness
  • Chocolate - the foundation of Cornell Dairy Traditional Chocolate ice cream

Select an additional base, optional (select one)

$5.50 per 3-gallon tub

  • Bavarian Cream
  • Coconut
  • Custard
  • Peanut Butter
  • Pumpkin (available seasonally)
  • White Chocolate

Flavors, colors, swirls, and inclusions listed below are already available to the Cornell Dairy.  You may select options not listed here; however, because the Dairy is certified Kosher (U)D, all ingredients must be sourced and purchased by the Dairy to ensure this certification is met (i.e., you may not purchase or provide your own ingredients).  Prices listed below are for ingredients already available to the Cornell Dairy.  Prices for ingredients not listed here will be provided in the quote.

Select a flavor (one or two)

$1.50 each per 3 gallon tub

  • Amaretto
  • Banana
  • Butter Pecan
  • Butterscotch
  • Cheesecake
  • Cinnamon
  • Green Tea
  • Hazelnut
  • Hot Pepper
  • Lemon
  • Maple
  • Mocha
  • Peach
  • Peanut Butter
  • Peppermint
  • Pistachio
  • Raspberry
  • Many other flavors available!

Select any basic color

$1.00 per 3 gallon tub

  • Natural color only (options may be more limited)
  • Natural or artificial color

Choose a swirl, optional (choose one)

$2.50 per 3 gallon tub

  • Chocolate Fudge
  • Caramel
  • Cherry
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Marshmallow
  • Milk Chocolate
  • Raspberry

Choose an inclusion, optional (choose up to three)

$2.00 each per 3 gallon tub

  • Brownie Pieces
  • Chocolate Flakes
  • Cookie and Cream Pieces
  • Cookie Dough Pieces
  • Old Fashioned Fudge Pieces
  • Caramel Sea Salt Cubes
  • Peanut Butter Cups
  • Red and Green Mintettes
  • Red, White, Blue Sprinkles
  • Strawberries
  • Walnuts
  • White Chocolate Pieces

Last but not least, name your flavor!

Show us your creative side and give your custom flavor a unique name.  Be creative and have fun!  If you feel stuck, ask your family and friends for ideas, or let us help you brainstorm a few.

Additional Charges That May Apply

Research and Development

$60 per hour (average of 2 hours per order)

  • Product formulation
  • Nutritional facts
  • Allergen listing

Special Production Rates

Lead Time additional cost
30 days or less $450
31-60 days $225
61-90 days $175


Sometimes the flavor you create can be so exceptionally amazing, we may need to spend a little extra time developing it.  Customer satisfaction is our number one priority and we want your flavor to be everything you hope for and more!

Additional costs will be disclosed prior to production and estimated in the quote we provide.


To ensure the quality of your product is maintained through packaging, freezing, and travel to the final destination, all custom flavors will be packaged in standard brown cardboard 3-gallon tubs and lids secured together with a plastic ring.  A label will be applied to the lid with ingredients, nutritional facts, and allergen warnings and a plain white label with the ice cream name will be applied to the side of the container. 

Custom printing pint packaging is available for an additional fee (artwork must be finalized 45 days prior to ice cream make) 

Perhaps you are looking for a different option…

Are you interested in a more budget friendly option that allows you to give your favorite Cornell ice cream a new, personalized name?  Choose any of the standard Cornell ice cream flavors, tell us how many 3-gallon tubs you need, and then choose a fun name to print on the label (e.g., Cornelia’s Dark Secret could become Chris’ Chocolate Chip).  Simple and affordable with less lead time needed to process the order!

Re-name your favorite flavor:

  • $48.50 for each 3 gallon tub
  • $7.50 for each pint (Cornell Dairy standard design)