Ice Cream Topping Recipes
Make Your Own Ice Cream Toppings

These easy ice cream topping recipes make serving ice cream even more fun.

Drizzle chocolate fudge on vanilla ice cream for a classic treat, or take a banana split to a whole new level by topping it with an Amaretto or huckleberry syrup.

Ice cream toppings: spoon of whipped cream with chocolate shavings and strawberry

Ice cream toppings let you personalize your scoop and have loads of fun at an ice cream party. There are lots of really good ice cream toppings you can buy, ranging from classics like chocolate fudge to maple and butterscotch or you could try your hand at making your own, like this elegant, yet so easy to make strawberry coulis.

In addition to sauces, of course, you could also add:

  • Chopped nuts

  • Whipped cream

  • Mini marshmallows

  • Chocolate shavings

  • Chocolate kisses

  • Shredded coconut

  • Cut fresh fruit

  • Frozen blueberries

  • Maraschino cherries

  • Sprinkles, jimmies or flakes – whatever you call them in your part of the world!

Mix, match and try them with all your favorite ice cream flavors!

If, on the other hand, you want to use your ice cream itself as a topping, say on cake or cupcakes, get inspired here and learn cake decorating secrets to make all your baked goods beautiful.

Click here to find all sorts of ice cream flavors to try on our best homemade ice cream recipe page.

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