What’s better than ice cream? An ice cream with topping, of course. No ice cream is complete without ample amount of topping. Vanilla is the basic and the most versatile ice cream flavour that can be dressed up in so many ways. You can easily turn the basic flavour to bliss in a bowl and savour its creamy goodness and spin your taste-buds with delight. Making your own sundaes is a great way to beat the summer heat or to finish the party or simply to treat yourself to a delicious late night snack. Take your dessert to the next level and sit back on a sunny day in the shade with vanilla ice cream with these toppings.
1. Peanut butter
We all have a jar of peanut butter lying around in the kitchen. The roasted peanut flavoured spread is a go-to for making sandwiches and other snacks. If you love the dense, creamy texture of peanut butter, then you may love the idea of dressing your plain, old vanilla ice cream with it. The sweet creamy goodness with a tinge of salt will make a lip smacking treat. Just load your bowl with scoops of ice cream and top it with peanut butter for your instant sundae.
Chocolate is pure pleasure and bliss. It is the ultimate pick-me-up serotonin you can have. You don’t need an excuse to have chocolate but chocolate with ice cream is just another excuse for chocolate addicts to satisfy their cravings. You can top your vanilla ice cream with chocolate syrup or chocolate chips to made your chocolate sundae. And Nutella is universally loved by people. The rich hazelnut and chocolate spread can also be used as a topping over your ice cream. And voila! You have a mouth watering treat to indulge yourself in.
Spruce up your ice cream with caramel syrup. The satiny-smooth sauce goes with everything. A drizzle of caramel is all it takes to make mouth watering desserts. The rich, gooey, smooth and silky texture of caramel will melt in your mouth in a heartbeat and added to vanilla ice cream, it will make a heavenly dessert. Simply pour the syrup over your ice cream and you have your delicious dessert to indulge yourself completely into.
Who doesn’t loves oreos? They are delicious and definitely the best cookies ever. There is so much more you can do except licking and dunking them in milk. Explore your favourite cookie and take your oreos to the next level. All you need to do is mash some of the oreos and top it over your ice cream. Crunchy oreo chunks with smooth vanilla ice cream will definitely make your tummy rumble.
Fruits can be a very refreshing ice cream topping. Fresh fruits in your ice cream can be a great way to customise your ice cream. You can simply chop few strawberries, pineapple, a mango or some raspberries and add to the ice cream. You can either go with a single fruit or add multiple fruits to your ice cream. The sweet taste of ice cream with juicy and fruity flavours is all you need to beat the heat. You can get creative and experiment which fruit you like the best with your vanilla ice cream.
6. Sliced nuts
We will always have a soft corner for rich, smooth and soft ice cream but adding nuts to it will change your ice cream game. You can add the crunchy aspect to your ice cream by simply chopping few nuts like almonds, cashews, walnuts and pistachios. Add the liberal amount of nuts to your ice cream. Few may call it the bump in a ride but for others who love nuts in everything, it is just a nutty ride.
Make sundaes with your brownies to satisfy your sweet tooth with the moist and gooey texture of brownies, that is cakey on the outside and fudgy in the middle. Chewy brownies, combined with the vanilla ice cream is heaven in a bowl. You can either make an ice cream sandwich or you can simply put it on the base. It will make a perfect dessert at the end of a meal. Apart from brownies, cakes and pastries can also can make a yummy companion with vanilla ice cream.
Add colours to your sundae by adding m&m’s to your white vanilla. Being a candy, they also make a nice eye candy. It will make attractive dessert for kids when added to ice cream. Chop them up or simply put them in your ice cream to give a rainbow to the white base. The sugar coated chocolate treats will make your ice cream more fun and add the crunchiness to your sundae.
9. Cookie dough
We crave for licking off that residual cookie dough on the spoon and the batter bowl. Sometimes we even end up eating half of the dough while baking cookies. it is really hard to resist yourself from eating the dough. Here’s a way for you to enjoy the cookie dough without feeling guilty. Why not simply whisk it in our classic vanilla ice cream and take our taste buds to cloud nine with the unique combination. Large chunks of cookie dough in your ice cream is all you need on a bad day.
10. Whipped cream
Whipped cream is really versatile. It can be used with almost everything from milkshakes to pies. So let us add one more line to our favourite slogan, “I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream, with whipped cream”. Indulge yourself in a sweet and frothy ecstasy by hatting our vanilla ice cream scoops with the frothy whipped cream and savour the taste and texture of eating cream clouds like in the Willy Wonka’s factory. Put a cherry on top for the finishing touch and you are done.
Give them a try and we assure that you are never going to go back to eating plain vanilla ice cream. Grab a spoon and enjoy life before it melts.