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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.

Cranberry Orange Sundaes

Cranberry Orange Sundaes

Cranberry Orange Sundaes

Says Rita Goshaw of South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "I always keep a supply of cranberries in the freezer to cook up this refreshing sauce year-round.

Shamrock Sundaes

Shamrock Sundaes

Shamrock Sundaes

If your family loves ice cream (and who doesn't?), you'll probably serve these sundaes-with their from-scratch chocolate sauce-often. But you won't mind, because they're so simple to put together.

Rhubarb Sundaes

Rhubarb Sundaes

Rhubarb Sundaes

After one taste, your family will agree rhubarb never tasted so good! The sweet sauce will disappear so fast when you serve it over ice cream that you might want to keep some on hand to serve over pancakes, waffles...even French toast.
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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."

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

Lemon Sorbet Torte

Lemon Sorbet Torte

Lemon Sorbet Torte

Oohs and ahs are sure to be the reaction when you bring this elegant torte to the table. It all starts with the unique almond and cinnamon-flavored crust topped with a layer of strawberry jam, then filled with prepared lemon sorbet. The torte is served with a rhubarb-strawberry sauce and additional fresh strawberries. Sarah Bradley of Athens, Texas gets the credit for creating this impressive dessert.

Warm Pear Sundaes

Warm Pear Sundaes

Warm Pear Sundaes

“This is a simple, attractive way to dress up fresh pears,” says Janice Mitchell of Aurora, Colorado. “You don’t need a lot of time or ingredients, and you can easily double or triple the recipe for guests.”
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