Outrageous Ice Cream Desserts Slideshow
August 8, 2011
Outlandish desserts that take a sweet finish to over-the-top heights
Ice Cream Ramen
A ramen shop near Kitasenjyu Station in Tokyo called Kikuya sells classic ramen noodles in soup topped with soft-serve ice cream cones. The dish comes in a variety of flavors, including vanilla, chocolate, and coffee. Just eat it fast before the ice cream melts!
Ben & Jerry's Vermonster sundae is a behemoth bucket full of 20 scoops of ice cream (your choice) plus hot fudge, sliced bananas, chocolate chip cookies, brownies, and all the toppings your heart desires. You'll definitely want to invite a gaggle of friends to enjoy it.
The Fish 'n' Chips Ice Cream Sundae
At George's Portobello Fish Bar in London you can get a basket of fish and chips for dessert. The "fish" includes pieces of creamed cod ice cream coated with vanilla-pepper batter and then fried. The bed of "chips" is comprised of potato ice cream fries.
Mallie's Colossal Ice Cream Sundae
Mallie's Sports Bar & Grill is home to a number of oversized specialties, namely their four gigantic burger challenges and their Colossal Ice Cream Sundae. The frozen treat includes one-and-a-half gallons of ice cream (a combination of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry) topped with Hershey's syrup, whipped cream, chocolate chip cookies, nuts, sprinkles, and cherries.
The Golden Opulence Sundae
Serendipity 3 in New York City holds the world record for having the most expensive ice cream sundae — The Golden Opulence (weighing in at a whopping $1,000). This extravagant ice cream concoction consists of Tahitian vanilla ice cream made with Madagascar vanilla beans and chunks of Chuao chocolate from Venezuela. Toppings include Amedei chocolate sauce, gold-covered almonds, 23-carat gold leaf, and sweet caviar.
The Ice Cream Bagel
The Ice Cream Baked Potato
Cowgirl in New York City makes a specialty dessert that they call the ice cream baked potato, and it looks just like it sounds. To make the spud-tastic dessert they mold vanilla ice cream into the shape of a potato, dust it with cocoa, and top it with hot fudge, whipped cream, chopped pecans, and a pat of butter made of frosting.
The Great Pyramid Sundae
This sundae from Cabot's Restaurant in Newton, Mass., includes 60 pints of ice cream scooped into a mountainous pyramid formation and covered with 12 quarts of whipped cream, nuts, cherries, and other toppings. Each pyramid is served in an extra-large metal bowl with your choice of ice cream, which includes everything from apple crisp and frozen pudding to Mounds candy bar.
Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Bar
The sustainable food catering company, Schaffer's Genuine Foods offers a made-to-order liquid nitrogen sundae bar as one of their dessert options. The gelato for the sundaes can be custom-made per guest in a mere 30 seconds, then topped with a variety of exotic treats.
Personal-Sized Ice Cream Cake
Quality Meats in New York City is known for its trendy meat-focused fare, however there is a certain item on their dessert menu that lands them a spot on this list. The solo-serving ice cream cakes come in five flavors; Spicy Mexican Coffee, Toasted Banana S'mores, Strawberry Shortcake, Chocolate Covered Grasshopper, and The Monster Mash.