A summertime staple since 1892, the ice cream sundae has come a long way from its roots of three scoops, sweet sauce and nuts. This summer, pay homage to a 123-year old classic with 14 weeks’ worth of ice cream sundae ideas. From bourbon flavored hot fudge, to grilled glazed donuts, to Sriracha and maple bacon - one thing's for sure, these ice cream sundae recipes aren’t your grandma’s soda fountain sundaes!
Grilled Strawberry and Balsamic Sundae
To make: Top vanilla ice cream with grilled strawberries and balsamic glaze.
Strawberry, Rum Raisin and Almond Sundae
To make: Gently spread chocolate hazelnut spread onto the inside of a waffle bowl and top with rum raisin ice cream, toasted almonds, and strawberry syrup.
Berry Salty Sundae
To make: Top French vanilla ice cream with fresh raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. Finish your sundae with dark chocolate syrup and a sprinkle of sea salt or Himalayan pink salt.
Crunchy Bourbon Peanut Butter Sundae
To make: Whisk a shot of bourbon into hot fudge and drizzle atop 1 scoop of butter pecan and 1 scoop of butter brickle ice cream. Top with peanut butter filled pretzel nuggets.
Grilled Donut Sundae
To make: Toast a classic, glazed donut on the grill. Top your grilled donut with vanilla ice cream and your choice of vanilla or chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs. Don’t forget to finish your sundae with caramel syrup.
To make: Gently spread marshmallow crème onto 1 graham cracker half. Top your graham cracker half with chocolate ice cream, mini semisweet chocolate morsels and graham cracker crumbs.
To make: Top vanilla ice cream with chocolate covered potato chips and peanut butter syrup.
Sriracha Maple Bacon Sundae
To make: Mix your desired amount of Sriracha into hot fudge. Pour your Sriracha hot fudge over peanut butter ice cream and top with crumbles of maple bacon.
Iced Cinnamon Latte Sundae
To make: Pour pure maple syrup over coffee ice cream. Top your ice cream with a whoosh of Reddi-wip® and a dash of ground cinnamon.
Chocolate Coconut Chili Mango Sundae
To make: Top coconut ice cream with slices of fresh mango. Mix chipotle chili powder into hot fudge and drizzle your fudge mixture over your ice cream. Can’t find coconut ice cream? Use pineapple ice cream instead.
Honey Pretzel Peanut Butter Sundae
To make: Scoop peanut butter ice cream over salted pretzel sticks. Garnish with slices of fresh bananas and a drizzle of honey.
Trail Mix Summer Camp Sundae
To make: Sprinkle classic trail mix on top of toffee ice cream and top with pure maple syrup.
To make: Top slices of homemade waffles with scoops of coffee ice cream, freshly sliced bananas, pure maple syrup and bacon crumbles.
Crisp Rice Treat Sundae
To make: Place scoops of vanilla ice cream over chunks of crisp rice treats. Top with slices of fresh strawberries and butterscotch syrup.