The Best Classic Ice Cream Sundae Recipe

The Best Classic Ice Cream Sundae Recipe

There’s nothing like a sundae on a hot summer day. This delicious and traditional ice cream sundae recipe can be easily perfected at home with this quick and easy recipe.

How To Make The Best Classic Ice Cream Sundae

Cook: 10 mins
Total: 10 mins


  • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream, roughly 2 cups
  • ¼ cup butterscotch syrup
  • 4 oz cake of your choice, cubed
  • 4 oz mixed fruits of your choice, fresh, chopped, or drained canned fruit cocktail

To Serve:

  • ¼ oz whipped cream, per serving
  • oz cherry, per serving
  • 1 tbsp popcorn, per serving


  1. In a tall glass, add the following in this order: 1 scoop ice cream, 2 tablespoons of butterscotch syrup, and 2 ounces each of cake and fruits.

  2. Repeat until you have another layer of ice cream, syrup, cake, and fruits.

  3. Top with your last ice cream scoop and another 2 tablespoons of syrup.

  4. Garnish with whipped cream, popcorn, and cherries. Serve.


  • Sugar: 22g
  • :
  • Calcium: 131mg
  • Calories: 244kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Cholesterol: 46mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 230mg
  • Protein: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 80mg
  • Vitamin A: 457IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
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