Make your own Ice Cream Sundae Bar with Rainbow Dipped Waffle Cups! Waffle cups are dipped in melted chocolate and then rainbow sprinkles for a fun edible waffle bowl for your ice cream and your favorite ice cream sundae bar toppings. A DIY Ice Cream Sundae Party is the best way to end the day!
Ice Cream Sundae Bar Recipe
There’s nothing more fun for dessert than an Ice Cream Sundae Bar! Add in waffle cups dipped in rainbow sprinkles and you have yourself a party!
My grandkids just love when we have an ice cream sundae party and they get to personalize their own ice cream sundae!
Liam, being the oldest grandchild, had the honor of being the ice cream server this time, dishing out scoops of ice cream into our fun and festive waffle bowls with rainbow sprinkles.
Then the real fun began! Each grandchild got to top their ice cream with their favorite toppings. And boy oh boy was that ever lots of fun. They made the best waffle cup sundaes ever! You can tell by the smiles on their faces!
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Ingredients for ice cream sundae cups
- waffle bowls
- white chocolate chips
- rainbow sprinkles
- ice cream
- your favorite toppings
Ice Cream Sundae Bar FAQ’s
What toppings can I serve at my ice cream sundae bar?
- Butterscotch Chips
- Captain Crunch cereal
- Caramel sauce
- Chocolate Chips
- Fresh fruit
- Hot fudge sauce
- Marachino cherries
- Mini Chocolate Chip cookies
- Mini marshmallows
- Mini Oreos
- Peanut M&M’s
- Shredded coconut
- Strawberry Sauce
- Toffee bits
- Wet walnuts
- Whipped Cream
Can I pre-scoop the ice cream?
Yes, you can pre-scoop the ice cream. Using an ice cream scooper ice cream scooper, just scoop out the ice cream and place the scoops on a baking sheet. Keep in the freezer until ready to serve. Then you can place scoops of ice cream in your waffle cups and your guests can get to work topping with their favorite toppings!
You'll want to serve our easy homemade ice cream sandwich cookie recipe along with the ice cream sundae bar!
How do I organize my ice cream sundae bar?
- Set out your toppings in small bowls or mason jars
- Serve the sauce toppings in squirt bottles
- Pre-scoop the ice cream or designate an ice cream scooper
- Stack your waffle bowls or other serving bowls
- Place spoons in a mason jar
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DIY Ice Cream Sundae Bar
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- 1 pkg. (7 ounces) waffle bowls , 10 waffle bowls
- 1 cup white chocolate chips, melted*
- 1 cup rainbow sprinkles
- 20 scoops ice cream
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- Dip rims of waffle bowls in melted white chocolate*, then in rainbow sprinkles.
- Let stand until white chocolate has set. You can place in refrigerator for about 10 minutes to speed up the process.
- Place two scoops of ice cream in each waffle bowl. See notes below for easy serving suggestion!
- Top with our suggested toppings or your favorite toppings!
It looks so delicious. If I do it, my kids will enjoy it. Thank you for sharing the recipe!
Thanks Michael! I hope you and your kids all enjoy making your own Ice Cream Sundae Bar together! Savor the Moment, Gwynn
I had a happy day with my family when making your recipe. I want to say that it was awesome. Thank you!
Rose, I am so happy to hear that you had a wonderful day with your family and my recipe! Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by and let me know. I truly appreciate that. Happy Cooking and Savor The Moments, Gwynn
Thanks for sharing the recipes and tips for making sundae bars as I'm also cooking and writing about the stuff on my blog but you have explain a lot I appreciate for that.. great job.
Thanks so much for your kind words Michel! Savor the Moments, Gwynn
so cute! i like it
Thank you so much for this amazing idea! We will be adding the ice cream bar, to my son’s party this weekend!
I made these day before yesterday and they are wonderful.
Thank you so much for this amazing idea!
Thank you Will! Savor The Moments, GG
hi Brendon, I'm so happy to hear that you will be making our DIY Ice Cream Sundae Bar for your son's party. It really is a fun way to serve ice cream and so fextive! Thanks for stopping by Swirls. I truly appreciate you being here. Enjoy your party and Savor The Moments, GG
So tasty! the ice cream is very wonderful for our kids. They not only enjoy ice cream and also eat the waffle cup. This recipe is ideal for weekend afternoon. Thank you!
We can call this is happy recipe, because it makes both children and adult are funny. My daughter prefers waffle bowls with rainbow sprinkles. She like to put yogourt and some slides of kiwi into the cup.
Easy recipe, my family LOVES them! Will definitely be making again, thank you so much for the awesome recipe!
hey look so good. So simple yet very filling! Thank you so much