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Group of three sundaes, classic, strawberry and caramel, with whipped cream, nuts, sprinkles, wafers and cherry, on a plate with spoons, nuts and sprinkles.

Ice Cream Sundae

Author: Sarah Brooks
This homemade ice cream sundae with sprinkles, nuts and a cherry on top is a classic summer dessert loved by kids and kids at heart.
4.97 from 27 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 person
Calories 590 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons ice cream topping, syrup or sauce
  • 2 or 3 scoops ice cream
  • ¼ cup whipped cream
  • ½ tablespoon chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon sprinkles or Jimmies
  • 1 or 2 ice cream wafers
  • 1 maraschino cherry


  • Optional: pre chill your glass in the freezer
  • Get all your ingredients togehter. Take the ice cream out last.
  • Squeeze some topping generiously around the inside glass.
  • Add once scoop of ice cream
  • Add more topping on the first scoop of ice cream.
  • Add a second scoop of ice cream (and third if you want!).
  • Pipe the whipped cream on in a large cone shape.
  • Sprinkle on nuts, then sprikles.
  • Add the wafers.
  • Finnaly add the cherry on top and you're done!


The recipe makes one ice cream sundae.  But you can easily scale it up to make as many as you want!
I have gone for the classic sundae with chocolate sauce, vanilla ice cream, whipped cream and a cherry on top, but you can use whatever flavor combination you like!  See the main post for some more deliciously decadent ideas!


Calories: 590kcalCarbohydrates: 78gProtein: 8gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 311mgPotassium: 431mgFiber: 3gSugar: 55gVitamin A: 662IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 210mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional Disclaimer

Nutritional information is an estimate based on an online database. The nutritional content of ingredients may vary by brand. If you require accurate nutritional information, you should calculate this based on the specific brands and products you are using.

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