Yummy Ice Cream Toppings

Cherry-Chocolate Sauce
Improve your favorite ice cream with these decadent, drizzly dessert sauces. Try homemade hot fudge sauce over vanilla bean ice cream, rich blueberry sauce over chocolate ice cream, or a butterscotch glaze over just about anything in your grocer's freezer.

Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce

This decadently rich sauce -- made with buttermilk, whipping cream, and two types of chocolate -- is great to have on hand anytime you need a tasty ice cream treat. Bonus: We share three ways to change it up with amaretto, espresso, or peanut butter.

Ice cream just got dreamier. Top your favorite scoops with homemade hot fudge: Just five ingredients!

How to Make Hot Fudge Sauce

You're five ingredients away from ice cream's favorite topper.

Tart Cherry Sauce

Made from delicious fresh or frozen cherries, this ice cream topper is bursting with tangy-but-sweet flavor. If you're serving adults, add a dash of fruit liqueur to make it extra indulgent. Vanilla ice cream just got upgraded.

Orange-Praline Sauce

Enjoy this quick-to-make citrusy sauce on seasonal-flavor gourmet ice cream, or let it be the star on vanilla ice cream. It's also delicious drizzled over cheesecake or brownies. (And shhh!...it starts with purchased caramel sauce.)

Hazelnut-Mocha Sauce

This incredible hazelnut-coffee chocolate sauce makes six half-pint jars -- the perfect amount to gift to ice cream lovers on your shopping list.

Blueberry Sauce

Blueberries work well with their tart buddy, the lemon. One teaspoon of lemon juice is the secret to this simple, fresh ice cream topper.

Orange-Ginger Ice Cream Sauce

Prepare this spiced citrus sauce earlier in the day so when dessert time comes, you just scoop the ice cream, drizzle the sauce, and serve to happy guests.

Hard Caramel Sauce

This classic caramel-like sauce tastes delicious spooned over puddings, cakes, tarts, and more. It begins to harden once it cools, so if you want to keep it a smooth consistency, just stir in a little hot water.

Fruited Butterscotch Glaze

Butterscotch and citrus may not be a pair you've tried before, but you're about to change your tune. Cook them together with sweet brown sugar and tart lemon juice for a topping that hits all the flavor notes.

Easy Hot Fudge Sauce

Four ingredients, fifteen minutes. Yep, this classic sauce earns its easy-to-make reputation.

Peachy Cherry Sauce

Peaches perk up dark sweet cherries in an ice cream topping that includes a pinch of ground cardamom for well-rounded flavor.

Apricot-Orange Sauce

Chunky fruit sauces are excellent on ice cream, giving the creamy dessert some literal bite. You might also enjoy this recipe on gingerbread, pancakes, or French toast.

Butterscotch Sauce

This sauce is sensational on ice cream and makes a yummy topping for bread pudding and pound cakes, too. Top it off with some chocolate sprinkles for a finishing touch.

Improve every dessert in your repertoire -- cakes, cookies, brownies, and more -- by topping them with homemade whipped cream. It only takes 3 ingredients!

Homemade Whipped Cream: Three-Ingredient Perfection

Take ice cream to the next level with a dollop of homemade whipped cream. You won't believe how easy it is!

Raspberry-Wine Coulis

Serve this elegant sauce over ice cream during the summer and with warm shortbread cookies in the winter. The subtle flavor of the wine meshes perfectly with the ripe berries.

Cherry-Chocolate Sauce

Tart dried cherries and semisweet chocolate come together for a fabulous ice cream or cheesecake topper.

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