Let’s face it, Sundae Sundays are hands-down the highlight of our weeks. To make it even greater, take a look at these next-level ways to up your ice cream game.

1. Ice Cream Float


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Combine your favorite soda and ice cream to create the perfect ice cream float. For more inspiration, take a look at these awesome float combinations.

2. Banana Split


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Grab a banana, split it in half and add a few scoops of your favorite ice cream. Top it off with hot fudge, sprinkles, whipped cream, and a cherry on top.

3. Hot Fudge and Caramel


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Elevate your sundae to the next level by adding some hot toppings. If your hot fudge or caramel isn’t warm enough, pop it in the microwave to get the perfect gooey consistency.

4. Ice Cream Sandwich


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Scoop some ice cream in between two cookies to make a chipwich identical to the ones that made you come to Colgate. Garnish the sides with your favorite topping. If you’re feeling adventurous, warm up the cookies to make them even more delicious.

6. “Nice” Cream


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If you’re feeling healthy, mix peanut butter, Nutella and your favorite mix-ins with banana slices. It’s guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.

7. DIY mix-ins


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If you love chunky ice cream, cut up brownies, cookies or whatever’s at the dessert bar and mix it into your ice cream by hand.

8. Caramel Apple


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Slice up an apple and dip it in a bowl of warm caramel. Add a few of your favorite toppings to make your own candied apple.

9. Waffle Sundae 


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Take advantage of the waffle machine to make the ultimate waffle sundae. Add Nutella, several scoops of your favorite ice cream, toppings and banana slices.


With these hacks, you will never eat ice cream the same way again.