18 Easy Ice Cream Toppings We Love
Add a little something extra to your cone with these easy ice cream toppings.
Chocolate sauce is a staple for any ice cream sundae. Whether you like classic hot fudge or want to try something new like chocolate orange sauce or caramel chocolate sauce, you can’t go wrong with a drizzle of this velvety-smooth favorite. It makes those homemade ice cream recipes even better.
Looking to up your chocolate sauce game? Try making homemade magic shell sauce!
You can’t go wrong with sprinkles. Rainbow sprinkles make for a tasty, yet beautiful, presentation whereas chocolate sprinkles pair well with chocolate ice cream. The best part? Sprinkles are a great accompaniment to practically any ice cream topping.
There’s nothing more classic than ice cream paired with fresh raspberries, strawberries or blueberries. Churn up Thomas Jefferson’s favorite vanilla ice cream recipe and toss a few of your favorite berries on top for a traditional treat.
Can’t choose between a salty or sweet snack? Get the best of both by adding crushed potato chips to your ice cream bowl. Talk about knocking out two cravings in one!
Double the sweetness, double the fun. Nerds, Reese’s and M&Ms all make for a sugary ice cream snack. If you’re a huge candy lover, try making this candy-coated ice cream sandwich!
Ice cream topped with a handful of cereal is about to become your new favorite way to eat ice cream. Some of our favorite cereals to use are corn flakes, Lucky Charms and Fruity Pebbles.
Here are 40 other genius ways to use breakfast cereal.
Butter Pecan Syrup
Now you don’t even need to purchase butter pecan ice cream (or make it yourself!). Just pour this butter pecan syrup over any ice cream to give it that roasted, nutty flavor.
Every showstopping sundae starts by piling ice cream on top of an ooey-gooey brownie—followed by chocolate sauce, sprinkles, cherries and other craveable toppings. Try this banana brownie sundae for size.
Crumble Ritz Crackers to add a bit of bite. What’s another great cracker to crumble on top of ice cream? Graham crackers!
Another salty and sweet favorite, serving french fries with ice cream will make you feel like a kid again. If you haven’t tried pairing this one yet, you’re missing out!
Did you know there’s a scientific reason we love the Wendy’s Frosty and fries combo so much?
We know, we know: Balsamic vinegar on ice cream doesn’t sound like a good combo. But this pairing creates a tangy, yet sweet, taste that’ll have your tastebuds talking. Don’t knock it until you try it.