Ice Cream Float Cocktails

Best ice cream sundae recipes

We show you how to make the perfect ice cream sundaes with our best ice cream sundae recipes, from fruity toppings to chocolate brownie decadence.

We show you how to make the perfect ice cream sundaes with our best ice cream sundae recipes, from fruity toppings to chocolate brownie decadence.


Make your own DIY ice cream sundae bar and build your ice cream mountain high with toppings, and a choice of raspberry, dark chocolate or toffee sauces. Or indulge in a summery strawberry sundae with bananas and pecans. Alternatively,  treat yourself to a boozy knickerbocker glory, filled with blueberries, raspberries and strawberry jelly.

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For more tempting ice cream sundae recipe ideas, read on… 

Boozy Knickerbocker glory

Summer is coming! Nothing says summer quite like our boozy knickerbocker glory with Pimm’s jelly. This will be a hit with adults! Dip the wafer in icing or melted chocolate, then in sprinkles, if you like. Sitting in the sunshine with this British classic is a marvellous way to spend a weekend afternoon. Prolong your sunshine dining into a picnic with our easy and exciting picnic recipes.


DIY ice cream sundae bar

Fancy doing a little sundae DIY? Pack tubs of ice cream into a big bowl of ice. Make some easy sauces then pile up bought ingredients into pretty bowls and glasses so guests can build their own bespoke sundae. This sundae bar works well for celebrations with family and friends.


Boozy ice cream floats

Here are our three boozy ice-cream float ideas; chocolate cherry Bourbon float, rum, ginger beer and vanilla float, and strawberry, gin and prosecco float. We’ve seen ice-cream floats popping up on menus for a while (check out MeatLiquor branches across the country or the list at 45 Jermyn St at the back of Fortnum & Mason in London), but they’re fun and simple to make at home, too. Try our ice cream toppings to make these easy dessert recipes…

Ice Cream Float Cocktails

Strawberry sundae with strawberry sauce

Everyone loves an ice cream sundae and strawberry sauce makes it even better. This simple, throw-together pudding is perfect when strawberries are at their peak. Celebrate the arrival of warmer weather with a strawberry sundae. Find our other strawberry recipes here.

Strawberry Sundae Recipe With Strawberry Sauce

Sticky toffee sundae recipe

Sticky toffee pudding is the ultimate comfort food. Why not try combining it with ice cream? This decadent, grown-up sundae layers soaked dates with homemade sticky toffee sponge, the best vanilla ice cream, clotted cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce. The ultimate dinner party treat, it’s perfect for entertaining friends or family.

Sticky Toffee Sundae Recipe

The National Catastrophe ice cream sundae

The National Catastrophe is a recipe taken from Oliver Peyton’s The National Café in Trafalgar Square, and is their take on an indulgent ice cream sundae. We dare you to resist! 

Ice Cream Sundae Recipe