10 Must-Try Toppings for Your Hot Fudge Sundae Slideshow

10 Cool Toppings For Your Hot Fudge Sundae

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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.

14-carrat 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.

Coffee Grounds on Mocha Ice-cream

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Ditch the post-dinner coffee in favor of mocha ice cream and coffee grounds.

Edible Lavender Florets

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Beautiful and fragrant lavender is often used for dessert dishes. Kick it up a notch by warming your florets and tossing them with roasted almonds.

Graham Cracker Crumbs

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Fresh fruit — we recommend strawberries — and graham crackers are simple but tasty toppings for your ice cream sundae.

Pomegranate Molasses

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Pomegranate molasses can be a little too tart by itself, but it pairs really well with the sweet dates. — Madhuja

Popcorn on Caramel Ice-cream

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Shake things up on movie night by topping your ice cream with popcorn and a drizzle of salted caramel.

Pop Rocks

Pop Rocks have been around since 1976. Why haven’t you tried them yet? Top your ice cream with this fun candy to give your kids (and your grownup guests) an explosive treat.

Raspberry Balsamic Reduction

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The contrast between sour and sweet flavors — and soft and crunchy textures — is what makes this elegant combination a success.

S'mores Topped Sundae

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Elevate your campfire experience by crumbling warm s’mores into cold ice cream. It’ll become your go-to backyard dessert.