13 Sophisticated Ice Cream Toppings

We’re raising the bar for National Fudge Sundae Day.

 

There’s nothing wrong with the classic sundae you grew up with, complete with hot fudge and a cherry. But, if you really want to splurge, it’s time to explore some new mature flavor combinations… meaning, it’s time to upgrade your kiddie sundae.

 

Think of a scoop of ice cream as a blank canvas. 

Now, add a sprinkle of WHAM

A couple spoonfuls of POW. 

A dollop of BANG.

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And suddenly you’ve discovered your new comfort food.


 

13 Sophisticated Adult Ice Cream Toppings


Brandied Cherries 

Recipe

 

Toasted Coconut

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Cacao Nibs 

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Chocolate Sunflower Seeds

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Cinnamon Roasted Cashews

Recipe

 

Candied Orange Peel

Recipe


Salty Espresso Cocoa Almonds

Recipe here

 

Triple Berry Compote

Recipe

 

Chocolate Covered Peanut Brittle

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Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon and Brown Sugar

Photo

 

Chocolate Covered Bacon

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Kahlua Hot Fudge Sauce

Recipe here

 

Bourbon Chocolate Whipped Cream

Recipe

 What ingredients make up your favorite sundae?

Nailed It!

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Getting bored of your nail polish? Nail artists are coming up with some pretty sweet styles, which are far from boring. 

Check out these chocolate inspired designs.


Mint Chocolate Chip

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Chocolate Doughnuts

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Oreos

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Chocolate Dipped

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Chocolate Strawberries

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M&M’s

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Candy Bars

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Wonka

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13 Black Forest Beauties

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If life is a bowl of cherries, I’ll take mine with chocolate.

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Image courtesy of Whim Magazine

As I’m always looking for excuses to celebrate, aka eat, more chocolate, I discovered National Black Forest Day.  As a proper chocoholic, I’m celebrating the entire week. And thus far, it’s been glorious.

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There’s a reason they don’t simply call the duo “chocolate and cherries”.  It’s so much more indulgent than that.  There’s the dark, deep base of rich chocolate, accompanied by tangy tart cherries, slathered in a blanket of luxurious cream, all together orchestrating a symphony in your mouth.  It’s not just dessert, it’s the Black Forest Experience.

I dare you to check out these 13 Black Forest Beauties.  But be warned, these images aren’t for the weak chocoholic.   Once you get lured into the dark chocolate forest, you’ll never find your way out.  (And, that’s not a bad thing.)


13 Black Forest Beauties