The brand new sweet treat we cannot wait to try at Troy Strawberry Festival

  • Michelle Fong
6:00 a.m. Friday, June 2, 2017 What To Do
Fudge Puppies are the new treat on the block at the Troy Strawberry Festival. These Belgium waffles on a stick are dipped in fudge and then topped to your liking with toppings including strawberries, whipped cream, caramel, chocolate, peanut butter, sprinkles and more. CONTRIBUTED

We’ve told you about the world-famous Troy Strawberry Donuts.

We’ve told you about the strawberry cheesecake, shortcake, milkshake, salsa and Cannoli.

But there is a new drool-worthy treat coming to the 41st annual Troy Strawberry Festival this weekend we just found out about and are pretty excited to try.
Meet the Fudge Puppies.

Fudge Puppies are the new treat on the block at the Troy Strawberry Festival. These Belgium waffles on a stick are dipped in fudge and then topped to your liking with toppings including strawberries, whipped cream, caramel, chocolate, peanut butter, sprinkles and more. CONTRIBUTED

If the name alone isn’t intriguing, let us tempt you a little more.

Fudge Puppies are a Belgian waffle on a stick with a variety of topping options.  

The waffles are first dipped in fudge. 

After that you can select your own toppings including whipped cream, caramel, peanut butter, chocolate syrup, sprinkles, and of course strawberries.

Where to find this new treat on the block? Visit the Troy High School swim team’s booth all weekend long.

You can find the booth on the levee near the information tent and close to Market Street and the Senior Citizen Center. The cost is $3 if just dipped in fudge, and $4 for additional toppings.

What: Troy Strawberry Festival 

When: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 3; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 4 

Where: Troy downtown and Great Miami River levee

Admission: Free. 

Festival location: Downtown Troy and the Great Miami River Levee, Troy. 

Insider’s tip: Take the shuttles and bring plenty of cash (There will be 6 ATM machines available: four downtown and two on the levee) 

Parking: Festival organizers recommend taking the shuttles, which will run continuously both days of the festival from the following locations: WACO Field, 1865 S. County Road 25-A, Troy. Take I-75 to Exit 69 and follow the signs). The Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. Take I-75 to Exit 78 and follow the signs to the shuttles). Hobart Corp./ITW Food Equipment, 701 South Ridge Ave., Troy. Take I-75 to Exit 73 and follow the signs to the shuttles. The shuttles are free and will drop off near the courthouse. Shuttle hours are 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. 

More info: 937-339-7714 or www.gostrawberries.com 

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