Topping Recipes

Looking for topping recipes? Find great tasting additions to your desserts with topping recipes including ice cream toppings, topping recipes for cakes, and more topping recipes.

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Cherry Upside-Down Cake

“As a home ec teacher, I used this recipe to demonstrate simple cake and sauce making. The kids loved it—just as my family always has.” —Dorothy Erickson, Blue Eye, Missouri
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Chocolate Ice Cream Syrup

Chocolate Ice Cream Syrup

Chocolate Ice Cream Syrup

"When our four children were growing up, we served this sweet chocolate sauce over hand-cranked ice cream," recalls Dorothy Mekemson of Humboldt, Iowa. "Now when we have friends over for cards, we finish the evening with sundaes made with this syrup," she notes.

Caramel-Pecan Apple Slices

Caramel-Pecan Apple Slices

Caramel-Pecan Apple Slices

When looking for a fast, fun side dish to dress up a pork entree or any festive spread, Carol Gillespie relies on this fuss-free recipe to please family and friends in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. TASTY TIP. Try spooning over a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a dessert treat.

Cream-Topped Grapes

Cream-Topped Grapes

Cream-Topped Grapes

Viola Geyer, Uhrichsville, Ohio, dresses up brunches with a decadent dressing that she makes in a dash. She dollops the heavenly four-ingredient sauce over refreshing red and green grapes.
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Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce

Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce

Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce

I make this delicious apple cake with the apples we get from a local orchard. Growers here in Ohio produce a wide variety of apples, and they're all good!

Quicker Lemon Angel Food Supreme

Quicker Lemon Angel Food Supreme

Quicker Lemon Angel Food Supreme

Boxed angel food cake speeds prep time but retains the cake's home-baked taste. And the no-cook version of sauce uses handy prepared lemon pie filling and whipped topping for fuss-free fixing and old-fashioned results.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Company Chocolate Cake

Company Chocolate Cake

Company Chocolate Cake

Chocoholics will love this moist, brownie-like cake. Its sweet chocolate sauce is a pleasant change from frosting, Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, this dessert will go over big with everyone at the table. —Susan Hansen Auburn, Alabama

Chocolate-Caramel Topped Cheesecake

Chocolate-Caramel Topped Cheesecake

Chocolate-Caramel Topped Cheesecake

We serve this dessert at our house on special occasions. The topping on the cheesecake tastes like turtle candy.

Raspberry Cheesecake

Raspberry Cheesecake

Raspberry Cheesecake

This classic cheesecake is my family's favorite dessert and it is so delicious, I make it even in the winter using frozen raspberries.—Lori Manthorpe, Ile Bizard, Quebec

Saucy Apple Cake

Saucy Apple Cake

Saucy Apple Cake

I found this recipe in a Midwestern cookbook. My friends and family consider it one of their favorite desserts. I like it because it's so easy to make. One delectable slice calls for another! -DeEtta Twedt, Mesa, Arizona

Warm Strawberry Fondue

Warm Strawberry Fondue

Warm Strawberry Fondue

For a delightful dessert, Sharon Mensing needs only a handful of ingredients to fix this unusual fruit fondue. "Use grapes, bananas, strawberries and angel food cake cubes as dippers," she suggests from Greenfield, Iowa.

Chocolate Pudding Sundaes

Chocolate Pudding Sundaes

Chocolate Pudding Sundaes

This smooth pudding tastes great over ice cream.—Ruth Peterson, Jenison, Michigan

Cinnamon Chocolate Sundaes

Cinnamon Chocolate Sundaes

Cinnamon Chocolate Sundaes

Kids will enjoy this tempting ice cream topping because it hardens on the ice cream as it stands. Store-bought sauces just can't compare to this homemade concoction.

Orange Sauce for Angel Food Cake

Orange Sauce for Angel Food Cake

Orange Sauce for Angel Food Cake

This sauce is a tasty way to end a summer meal—without turning on the oven.—Karen Bourne, Magrath, Alberta
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