The Copco Ultimate Polished Ice Cream Scoop is something of a cross between a scoop and an ice cream spade, with a knife-like edge on one side of a rounded spoon, constructed of one solid piece of polished stainless steel. Reviewers say this makes it an especially good choice for cutting through hard ice cream. Owners say the handle is comfortable, with rubber grippers on the sides and a rubber thumb rest on top of the handle. While owners are generally pleased with the shape of the resulting scoops produced by this scooper, one professional review describes them as "large and oblong." Reviews say the sturdy construction of the Ultimate Ice Cream Scoop allows users to apply force while still maintaining attractive ice-cream scoops. Unlike the Oxo Steel Ice Cream Scoop (*Est. $15), the Ultimate Polished Ice Cream Scoop doesn't have a lever, and it's not dishwasher safe.
RachaelRayMag.com includes the Copco Ultimate Ice Cream Scoop in its roundup of five ice cream scoopers, testing each for ease of use and the appearance of the resulting scoops. About.com's guide to ergonomics covers the Ultimate Polished Ice Cream Scoop in a detailed individual product review. (Note: ConsumerSearch is owned by About.com, but the two don't share an editorial affiliation.) More than 30 owners posting to Amazon.com round out the overall opinion on the Copco Ultimate Polished Ice Cream Scoop.
1. Rachael Ray Magazine
RachaelRayMag.com reviews five ice-cream scoopers, including the Copco Ultimate Polished Ice Cream Scoop, listing pros and cons of each. Not much detailed discussion is offered. The author notes that the Copco ice cream scooper has "pointed ends for easy scooping" but calls the resulting scoops "large and oblong."
Review: Ice Cream Scoops, Teri Tsang, June 2007
About.com's guide to ergonomics reviews the Copco Ultimate Polished Ice Cream Scoop in detail, noting that it's designed more like a knife than a spoon, in order to cut through hard ice cream rather than scoop it. He says this ice cream scooper is easy to use and produces nicely rounded scoops. (Note: ConsumerSearch is owned by About.com, but the two don't share an editorial affiliation.)
Review: Incredible Ice Cream Scoop Ergonomic Review, Chris Adams, Not Dated
More than 30 owners contribute to a perfect 5-star average rating. Owners say the Copco Ultimate Polished Ice Cream Scoop cuts easily through frozen ice cream, without needing hot water or self-warming liquid.
Review: Wilton/Copco Ice Cream Scoop -- Stainless Steel, Contributors to Amazon.com