Don’t get us wrong, there is nothing — nothing! — wrong with a nice scoop of your favorite flavor, naked but for its spoon and bowl. But sometimes it’s fun to add a little something extra. A drizzle. A garnish. A topping. Maybe your crush is waiting on the couch and you want to impress them with your culinary skills. Or you finally found your favorite flavor at the grocery store and you want to make the most of it. Let this list of Flavor Guru-approved toppings be your guide when you dress up your next bowl of ice cream euphoria.
Item number 1
Americone Dream With Caramel Corn
More caramel? Yes, please. We won’t say not to another crunchy, sweet-and-salty element to go with Americone Dream, and neither should you.
Item number 2
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough With Trail Mix
Cookie dough goes well with a lot of other flavors, so it’s a perfect match for the magnificent melange that is trail mix. This combo makes for a variety of flavors and textures that we’re just wild for.
Item number 3
Chocolate Fudge Brownie With Orange Liqueur-Soaked Strawberries
Chocolate and strawberries are a not-to-be-missed combo. Add orange liqueur into the mix, and we’re talking truly epic levels of yum. (For our fans who are 21+, obvi.)
Item number 4
Chocolate Caramel Cluster Non-Dairy With Vegan Cookie Dough Chunks
There’s almost no flavor that wouldn’t be better with Cookie Dough Chunks added. So between the cookie dough, caramel, and peanuts, we’re pretty sure you’ll dig this combo.
Item number 5
Strawberry Cheesecake With Basil Whipped Cream
It doesn’t need to be summer for strawberry and basil to be a bangin’ fresh combo. Simmer your cream with rough chopped basil leaves for 20 minutes or so, then cool and whip it to your desired texture. Tada!
Item number 6
Caramel Almond Brittle Non-Dairy With Dark Chocolate And Toasted Coconut
Caramel. Almond brittle. Dark chocolate. Toasted coconut. There isn’t a single dud in that list, which is how you know it’s probably pure vegan perfection.
Item number 7
Chunky Monkey With Burnt Orange Caramel
Every element of Chunky Monkey is primed for a caramel addition: banana, walnuts, and fudge. Adding burnt orange gives this combo a fancy, fruity punch that’ll impress the whole crowd.
Item number 8
Peanut Butter Half Baked Non-Dairy With Vegan Marshmallow
Peanut butter and marshmallow have been an awesome pairing ever since the invention of the very first fluffer-nutter sandwich. Keep the magic alive with vegan marshmallow.
Item number 9
Coffee Coffee BuzzBuzzBuzz With Cinnamon Caramel
Coffee + caramel = yum. Coffee + cinnamon = yes, please. Combine all 3 for a flavor trifecta that can’t be beat.
Item number 10
Cinnamon Buns Affogato-Style With Espresso
See above re: coffee and cinnamon being an awesome combination. Pour a shot of espresso over your scoops of Cinnamon Buns for a dessert that’s truly delizioso.