Ice Cream Sundae

It's always a fun day when you make a sundae - or even better, lots of sundaes. Great for a summer party, recipes for Neapolitan Sundaes, Ultimate Chocolate Sundaes, or Ice Bucket Cherry Sundaes will inspire awe in your group of guests.

See Popular Ice Cream Sundae Recipes

Hot Fudge Sundae Trifle

Martha Stewart

Try this layered ice cream trifle for an indulgent treat.

Caramel Apple Sundaes

Martha Stewart

Hollowed-out apples are used as serving dishes for vanilla ice cream, topped with a caramel sauce and walnuts.

Mint Ice Cream Waffle Sundaes

Better Homes and Gardens

Three kinds of berries go into a homemade sauce for this ice cream treat. Hot fudge sauce also complements mint and makes a sweet substitute.

Total: 20 mins

Hard Hat Sundaes in Pastry

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Vanilla ice cream is scooped into flaky Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells and is coated with a chocolate sauce that hardens into a "shell" to be topped with chopped nuts.

Total: 40 mins

Summer Fruit-Topped Sorbet Sundae

Betty Crocker

Dress up store-bought sorbet with a fast-to-fix fruit topping with a touch of orange liqueur.

Total: 40 mins

Fun-Day Sundae Parfait

Better Homes and Gardens

Make these layered frozen yogurt parfaits as a healthy desserts for kids.

Total: 15 mins

Warm Pear French Toast Sundae

Better Homes and Gardens

French toast for dessert? You bet! Serve the breakfast favorite with a golden pear sauce and a scoop of ice cream.

Total: 25 mins

Towering Brownie Sundaes

Better Homes and Gardens

This sundae comes with ice cream, bananas, chocolate-peanut-butter topping, and two individual mini brownies. Yum!

Total: 30 mins

Ultimate Chocolate Sundaes

Better Homes and Gardens

Although chocolate complements the pears in this dessert recipe, the sauce is equally delicious on fresh berries or peaches. Be sure to combine the water and chocolate at the beginning of cooking so they blend when heated.

Total: 30 mins

12 Banana Split Inspired Recipes

Celebrate National Banana Split Day with one (or more!) of these delicious desserts inspired by the ultimate ice cream sundae.

Banana Split


Bananas, ice cream, fruit toping, and fudge topping are layered into a frozen dessert that won't melt as fast as the classic version.

Grilled Banana Caramel Berry Sundaes


A decadent dessert easy to prepare and easy to please!

Total: 5 mins

Gingery Apple Sundaes

Better Homes and Gardens

When dessert time comes around, go back to the grill to cook this caramel apple sauce. For outdoor entertaining, scoop the ice cream into plastic cups.

Total: 20 mins

Kooky Cauldron Sundae

Better Homes and Gardens

An edible chocolate bowl is easy to make with candy coating. Fill the bowl with ice cream and Halloween candy and let the party begin.

Flourless Brownie Sundaes

Family Circle

Jumbo muffin tin cups are the just-right size for a splurge dessert like these single-serving chocolate brownies.

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Sundaes

Midwest Living

In need of a fast yet festive dessert? Warm pineapple in butter and brown sugar, then spoon the softened fruit over crumbled pound cake and dulce de leche ice cream.

Cornbread and Pineapple Sundae

Better Homes and Gardens

Crusty corn bread is a wonderful contrast to the sweet pineapple in this ice cream dessert.

Total: 25 mins
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