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Ice Cream Toppings

Looking for recipes for ice cream toppings? Taste of Home has the best ice cream topping recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Fast Fudge Sundaes

Fast Fudge Sundaes

Fast Fudge Sundaes

For big chocolate taste, Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin treats her family to this thick ice cream topping. "It's a snap to make the fudgy sauce," she writes. "And we like it better than the store-bought kind!"

Fast Rhubarb Sundaes

Fast Rhubarb Sundaes

Fast Rhubarb Sundaes

A backyard rhubarb patch provides tangy stalks that Carol uses in the same mouthwatering way her mother did. "I can whip up the sauce for Rhubard Sundaes in just 4 minutes while the chicken is broiling." she shares. It's fun to fix when unexpected guests drop by and also delicious served over pound cake. I freeze extra rhubarb I've picked so we can enjoy this treat anytime we like throughout the year."—Carol Bushell, Holyrood, Ontario

Praline Parfaits

Praline Parfaits

Praline Parfaits

"The recipe for this sweet, nutty ice cream sauce comes from a famous New Orleans restaurant," reports Cindy Stephenson of Houston, Texas. "When we entertain, I top each pretty parfait with whipped cream and a pecan half."
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Cherry Cheesecake Sundaes

Cherry Cheesecake Sundaes

Cherry Cheesecake Sundaes

Sundae options include substituting another pie filling—such as blueberry—for the cherry. Nuts, sprinkles and graham cracker crumbs could also be dusted across the top if you'd like.—Hope Meece, Ambia, Indiana

Spiced Apple Sundaes

Spiced Apple Sundaes

Spiced Apple Sundaes

This dessert was inspired by my son, Logan, who commented one day that it was too bad it took so long to make apple pie. Cinnamon and all spice add warm, spicy flavor to the tender apples and golden raisins in this dessert—it tastes like an apple pie without the crust.—Kathie Morris, Redmond, Oregon

Easy Peach Melba Dessert

Easy Peach Melba Dessert

Easy Peach Melba Dessert

THIS pretty dessert is an impressive end to any meal. Refreshing and light, it's just the right touch for every sweet tooth. I saw it pictured in a magazine many years ago and decided to try it. It's always been a hit at my house. -Edna Christiansen, Edmore, Michigan

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Ice Cream

This luscious dessert features a chocolaty cake, peanut butter ice cream and a smooth coffee-flavored sauce. Every element can conveniently be made in advance.—Rebekah Beyer, Sabetha, Kansas

Grilled Bananas Foster

Grilled Bananas Foster

Grilled Bananas Foster

I worked at a Bed and Breakfast a few years back and Bananas Foster was a dessert that they often served with dinner. This wonderful version can be prepared on your outdoor grill. Once it is grilled, just add ice cream and you have a heavenly dessert without heating up your kitchen. — Kathleen Hedger, Fairview Hts, Illinois

Bananas Foster Sundaes for 2

Bananas Foster Sundaes for 2

Bananas Foster Sundaes for 2

I have wonderful memories of eating Bananas Foster in New Orleans, and as a dietitian, wanted to find a healthier version. I combined the best of two recipes and added my own tweaks to create this Southern treat. And with this version, it's the perfect dessert for two! —Lisa Varner, Charleston, South Carolina

Blueberry Shortcake Sundaes

Blueberry Shortcake Sundaes

Blueberry Shortcake Sundaes

These blueberry shortcake sundaes offer a summery conclusion to any meal. I make this recipe quite often. If you need to save even more time in the kitchen, just buy blueberry pie filling and thin it out with a little orange juice. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario

Pumpkin Pecan Sundaes

Pumpkin Pecan Sundaes

Pumpkin Pecan Sundaes

My family enjoys anything with pumpkin so I knew this recipe would be well-received. Butter pecan ice cream is a perfect partner for the spiced pumpkin sauce.—Fancheon Resler, Bluffton, Indiana
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