Industry News | December 5, 2012

Tasti D-Lite's Peppermint Cake Shines in Time for Holidays

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With the holiday season ramping up, people are on the lookout for easy dishes to bring to parties. Tasti D-Lite, the great-tasting, lower-calorie frozen dessert chain with a fanatical following among health-conscious consumers as well as celebrities, offers cakes and pies year-round, and they are perfect for holiday gatherings.

Tasti D-Lite features their special peppermint cake for the holidays. Available in six or eight inches, the cake includes peppermint Tasti, Oreo crumbs, Bettercreme icing, and crushed peppermint candy topping. Tasti D-Lite can also custom make a cake or pie in any of their more than 100 flavors.
 
“The holidays can be overwhelming with so many parties and events to attend, and when you are expected to bring an appetizer or dessert to everything you go to, it can quickly get stressful,” says Donna Smith, vice president of marketing. “Tasti D-Lite’s cakes and pies are the easier, better-for-you solution. Made with our signature lower-calorie soft serve, they are delicious and can even be consumed guilt-free.”
 
Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite are a combined system of more than 150 stores worldwide. Tasti D-Lite’s soft-serve has gained a fanatical following from celebrities and health-conscious consumers seeking a healthier alternative to high-calorie desserts, and Planet Smoothie offers a wide variety of real fruit smoothie drinks. Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie are poised for international growth with plans to build a global franchise network through a combination of single- and multi-unit franchises, non-traditional locations, area developers, and international master franchises. 
 
Tasti D-Lite, a pop culture favorite, has been featured in numerous movies and TV programs such as “30 Rock,” “Sex and the City,” “The Apprentice,” and “Girls.”