10 Must-Try Toppings for Your Hot Fudge Sundae

Take your sundaes to the next level
Summer Ice Cream Sundae

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Take your sundaes to the next level.

Everyone loves to follow a savory dinner with one of summer’s favorite treats: ice cream. There is no better way to relish the season than with a creamy ice cream sundae — and it’s becoming more and more popular to change up this classic dish with surprising toppings.

10 Must-Try Toppings for Your Hot Fudge Sundae

Sundaes are no longer just a sweet sensation. Ice cream lovers are now adding a savory spin to their chilly treats. Bacon is one of the most common unusual toppings, because, as we know, everything tastes better with bacon. Another favorite of many households is popcorn, especially when drizzled with salted caramel.

Whether you’re adventurous enough to try Pop Rocks as a topping or willing to splurge on some 14-karat gold leaf, we’re sharing a few of our favorites that will fit the bill.

14-Karat Gold Leaf

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Add a luxurious topping to your sundae with gold flakes. It’s the perfect dessert for a decadent summer brunch.

Bacon on Peanut Butter Ice Cream

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Everything tastes better with bacon — or so they say. Fry some super crisp bacon to add a salty and savory taste to your sundae.