Make Your Ice Cream Even Better With These 100+ Best Toppings

Best ice cream toppings
What makes ice creams even better? Toppings of course! But did you know there's more than just your usual cereal, fruits, and chocolate or strawberry syrups?
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!
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The world's most popular flavor of ice cream is vanilla, which is followed by chocolate, strawberry, etc. However, the most favorite topping is chocolate syrup.
Whether you are a child or a child at heart, ice cream is that one quick pick-me-up item that can brighten up the dullest of days. Just these two little words are sufficient to make anyone's mouth overflow with drool. Thoughts too freeze in their tracks with just the thought of your favorite ice cream flavor(s). We guess you don't need to have an ice cream to get a brain freeze!

For those who believe that perfection cannot be improved have clearly never had an ice cream with topping(s). Gone are those days when simple sprinkles, fruits, chocolate syrup, whipped cream, and a cherry on top could satisfy anyone's sweet tooth and fix any bad mood.
Ice Cream with Crunchy Topping
ice cream with crunchy topping
~ Candied walnuts ~ Cocoa nibs ~ Chocolate pearls ~ Crushed gingersnaps
~ Edible lavender ~ Feuilletine ~ Graham cracker crumbs ~ Nut brittle
~ Olive oil granola ~ Roasted nuts ~ Salted Spanish peanuts ~ Toasted coconut
~ Toasted pepitas ~ Vanilla fleur de sel ~ Sea salt
Ice Cream with Syrup
ice cream with syrup
~ Butterscotch syrup ~ Caramel syrup ~ Coffee jelly cubes ~ Condensed milk
~ Crème de menthe ~ Lemon curd ~ Espresso ~ Hot fudge
~ Honey ~ Khus syrup ~ Maple syrup ~ Melted chocolate ~ Nutella
~ Peanut butter ~ Pomegranate molasses ~ Toffee syrup
Ice Cream with Fruits and Nuts
ice cream with fruits and nuts
~ Almonds ~ Banana ~ Blackberries ~ Blueberries
~ Brandied cherries ~ Candied lemon peel ~ Cashew ~ Cinnamon apple chunks
~ Coconut ~ Crystallized ginger ~ Dates ~ Hazel nut ~ Kiwi
~ Mango ~ Maraschino cherry ~ Passion fruit ~ Peaches
~ Peanuts ~ Pecans and Walnuts ~ Pineapple ~ Raspberries
~ Strawberries
More Toppings for Your Next Bowl of Ice Cream
ice cream with toppings
~ Andes mint ~ Brown sugar whipped cream ~ Brownie pieces ~ Butterscotch
~ Cake pieces ~ Caramel corn ~ Cinnamon ~ Cheesecake bites ~ Frosting
~ Chocolate chips ~ Chocolate chip cookies ~ Chocolate flakes ~ Chocolate shards
~ Chocolate sprinkles ~ Cocoa powder ~ Cookie dough ~ Cookies
~ Crushed butterfingers ~ Crushed peppermint candy ~ Fudge pieces ~ Flavored cornflakes
~ Grated white chocolate ~ Gummy bears ~ Gummy worms ~ Heath bar crumbles
~ Kit Kat ~ Lucky charms ~ M&M's ~ Magic shell ~ Marshmallow fluff
~ Nestlé Buncha Crunch ~ Nerds ~ Oreo ~ Peanut butter chips
~ Peanut butter cups ~ Pop rocks ~ Pretzels ~ Rice Krispies
~ Shredded mint ~ Skittles ~ Sprinkles ~ Strawberry bubbles
~ Twix ~ Waffles ~ Wafer crisps ~ Whipped cream ~ Vanilla cookies
Some Combinations You Should Try
  • Caramel ice cream garnished with Spanish peanuts
  • Chocolate ice cream with feuilletine
  • Coffee ice cream garnished with cocoa nibs and/or coffee jelly
  • Coconut ice cream sprinkled with crystallized ginger
  • Lemon sorbet sprinkled with lavender florets
  • Peanut butter ice cream drizzled with Nutella
  • Peanut butter ice cream with sliced bananas and sprinkled with salty peanuts
  • Rose ice cream with pistachios
  • Vanilla ice cream, lemon curd, and blueberries
  • Vanilla ice cream, maple syrup, and toasted pepitas
  • Vanilla ice cream, olive oil, and fleur de sel
  • Vanilla ice cream, peach preserves, and fresh peaches
If you are of the adventurous type, you could try what many people have even attempted and swear by, and that is adding bacon bits and pizzas as toppings for an ice cream!