The world's 'most dangerous ice cream' goes on sale for Valentines Day

A cafe in Scotland is serving up ice-cream so spicy that staff have to wear gloves when they serve it and customers have to sign a legal waiver before eating it.

The Aldwych Café is marketing the ice-cream as a special Valentine’s Day treat called ‘Respiro Del Diavolo’, or Breath of the Devil.

The ice-cream is so hot customers have to be 18 or older to order it.

The Cafe is serving the ice-cream now. Source: Facebook / The Aldwych Cafe
The Cafe is serving the ice-cream now. Source: Facebook / The Aldwych Cafe

A legal waiver warns anyone game enough to try the frozen treat that it carries "a risk of personal injury, illness and possible loss of life".

It’s 500 times hotter than Tabasco sauce, weighing in at a whopping 1,569,300 SHU on the Scoville scale.

The brother of the Glasgow-based cafe owner, Lee Bandoni said the recipe for the spicy treat comes from Italy.

The cafe has put a legal waiver in place for customers to sign before consuming the spicy dessert. Source: Google Maps
The cafe has put a legal waiver in place for customers to sign before consuming the spicy dessert. Source: Google Maps

"There was a place called Devil's Bridge and with that, the Italian ice cream families used to meet up once a year and discuss how the year went for them," he said.

"At that point, if there were any men that showed bravery then they would eat this ice cream. So, because of the Devils Bridge, they called this the Breath of the Devil."

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