I Scream, You Scream, we all scream for ice cream! With the hot days ahead, we’ve got 10 Best Ice Cream Sundae ideas that will cool you down, fill you up and satisfy all of those cravings! From hot fudge to strawberry, banana split, and chocolate, we will walk you through some of the best sundaes to enjoy!!
How to Make an Ice Cream Sundae?
First, grab ice cream bowls or cups to ensure a beautiful presentation. From there all you have to do is place 2-3 scoops of your favorite ice cream or ice creams in the bottom of that dish, drizzle your favorite sauce, top with some whipped cream, and any of your favorite toppings from nuts to chocolate to m&m’s to candies! Get creative with it and satisfy all of those cravings in one bite!
What are Good Toppings for Ice Cream Sundaes for a Sundae Bar?
When having a sundae bar, you definitely want to make a variety of toppings readily available! The best part is, there aren’t specific ones that you must have! However, some popular choices are walnuts, cookie bites, brownie bites, berries, coconut, butterscotch or chocolate chips, maraschino cherries, and you definitely can’t forget those sauces!
Most Popular Ice Cream Sundaes
Just because you’re vegan, doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy ice cream! You too can still have that nice cool treat by simply using frozen bananas and a few other ingredients of course. All it takes is 15 minutes of prep and you will be able to experience magic in your mouth.
Made with creamy, vanilla soft serve, McDonalds’ Hot Caramel Sundae is nothing short of a delicious treat! All smothered in hot caramel topping, you’ll be ordering up one for each member of your family in no time!
A classic dessert that never gets old! Homemade brownie sundaes are thick fudgy brownies topped with scoops of vanilla ice cream, drizzled with hot fudge sauce, whipped cream, sprinkles, and whatever other toppings you enjoy! If you want to cut prep time in this recipe, use the boxed brownies, otherwise, this recipe will walk you step by step on homemade brownies.
A subtle dessert that makes all the difference! A strawberry sundae can take you back to your childhood with every bite. Plus, you can make this recipe a whole day’s outing by picking your own fresh strawberries for the recipe – especially because you will need those extra sweet ones to make this sundae.
Made with rich, decadent homemade chocolate fudge sauce, this chocolate sundae will certainly satisfy all of your cravings. Using your own no-churn chocolate ice cream, or store-bought, you will definitely need to work quickly with it so that it doesn’t melt – in the end, you will have a chocolatey dessert that is picture-perfect.
A rich, no-bake pie, Hershey sundae pie is so easy to make and is a dessert that everyone will love! It’s filled with Hershey chocolate pudding mix, and this recipe will walk through making your own copycat Hershey chocolate syrup! You can almost taste all that chocolatey goodness!
The saltiness of the caramel sauce in these turtle sundaes pairs perfectly with the lightly salted pecans. Plus, this recipe is super simple and is vegan-friendly! All it takes is some vegan vanilla ice cream, vanilla caramel sauce, some pecans, and a lovely cherry on top!
A banana split ice cream sundae is a childhood favorite and many adults love it too! With three types of ice cream, a banana, a cherry, and toppings of your choice, you will certainly have deliciousness all in one bowl.
A twist on the traditional frosty, this frosty cookie sundae is making its way into the mouths of children and adults alike. Made with cold, vanilla frosty, topped with cookie chunks, and topped with a rich Ghirardelli chocolate sauce – it is everything you crave and everything you look forward to.
Raspberry ice cream sundae is the perfect alternative to a strawberry sundae and it contains caramelized almonds, and raspberry sauce to complete it. The trick to making this sundae is to alternate the layers of raspberry sauce and ice cream. Top it with a few wafers, some fresh strawberries and you will have a beautifully vibrant treat!
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10 Best Ice Cream Sundaes (Hot Fudge Sundae & More Recipes)
- 1 cup heavy cream
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate finely chopped
- ½ cup unsalted butter
- ¼ cup cocoa powder unsweetened
- your favorite ice cream
- whipped cream
- chopped nuts
- maraschino cherries
- In a small saucepan over medium heat, add heavy cream, sugar, and butter. Stirring constantly until the butter has melted.
- Simmer for a few minutes.
- Reduce heat to medium-low then add the chopped chocolate
- Stir until melted.
- Reduce the heat to low and add in cocoa powder. Cook for about 30 seconds or until smooth. Remove from heat and allow the fudge sauce to cool.
- Pour some fudge into the bottom of your bowl and then add ice cream.
- Drizzle with more fudge over the top.
- Top with whipped cream, chopped nuts, and maraschino cherries.