Ice Cream Toppings

Not content with just the creamy goodness of ice cream, numerous recipes for ice cream toppings will make your big bowl of ice cream even better. And with a variety of topping options, there's something to please every member of the family.

See Popular Ice Cream Toppings Recipes

Butterscotch Sauce

Midwest Living

Drizzle this warm, delectable dessert sauce over ice cream, cake or pie for a sweet ending to any meal.

Bananas Foster Syrup

Better Homes and Gardens

For breakfast, spoon this syrup over French toast or waffles. For dessert, try it over ice cream.

Total: 15 mins

Raspberry-Fudge Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Raspberry and chocolate make a sauce that is perfect as a gift. You can serve this over ice cream, cake, or fresh fruit.

Total: 15 mins

Praline Ice-Cream Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Drizzle this warm caramel sauce on ice cream or slices of pound cake.

Total: 20 mins

Bananas a la Mexican

Midwest Living

Coffee-flavored liqueur or spiced rum can be used to make these cinnamon and sugar bananas. Use them to top ice cream or yogurt.

Maple-Molasses Syrup

Better Homes and Gardens

Stir together just two ingredients, maple syrup and molasses, for a sweetly sensational pancake syrup that's ready in virtually minutes.

Sangria Peach Compote with Ice Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

With hints of citrus, fresh herbs and white wine, this phenomenal dessert perfectly captures the essence of the classic Spanish beverage. When buying peaches, look for intensely fragrant fruit that gives slightly to palm pressure; avoid those with signs of greening.

Total: 25 mins

Praline Sauce

Midwest Living

Serve this sweet, nutty and rich sauce over ice cream, frozen yogurt or pound cake.

Total: 20 mins

Orange-Ginger Ice Cream Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Bittersweet Hot Fudge Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Some dangerous liaisons, such as hot bittersweet fudge sauce and cold vanilla ice cream, are definitely worth the risk.

Total: 45 mins

Peanut Butter-Caramel Apples


Serve these warm sliced apples coated with creamy caramel and peanut butter sauce to a very happy crowd.

Hazelnut-Mocha Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Spoon this rich chocolate sauce over ice cream and sprinkle with nuts if desired.

Candy-Apple Coupes

Vegetarian Times

To make your own applesauce for the ice cream in this recipe, simmer peeled, cored apple quarters with a little water until soft.



Put ice cream into molds, freeze, and then decorate your frozen snack with melted chocolate and sprinkles.

Peachy Cherry Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Ready in fewer than 20 minutes, this low-calorie fruit sauce is delicious over frozen yogurt.

Quince-Apricot Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Quince, an ancient fruit, is a symbol of love and commitment. Available in fall and early winter, it often appears in holiday recipes. Serve this sauce on angel food, pound cake, or gingerbread.

Total: 30 mins

Prize Caramel Apple Bars

Better Homes and Gardens
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