Tempting Dessert Sauces
Whip up this sweet and juicy sauce for the perfect ice cream or pie topping.
Family-Favorite Chocolate Sauce
Ice cream with warm, homemade chocolate sauce can be the ultimate dessert. This recipe is from the Warren family of Stanley, Kansas.
Drizzle this warm, delectable sauce over ice cream for a sweet, homemade treat.
15-Minute Raspberry Sauce
"This one always impresses people," says Lynn Blanchard, Test Kitchen director. "It's great over chocolate cake, cheesecake and ice cream."
Cool Cheesecake Sauce
Here's a smooth make-ahead dessert sauce that offers an easy way to get cheesecake flavor. Serve it over fresh fruit or layer in a parfait glass with fruit and cookies or cake for a special-occasion dinner finale.
Ice Cream Chocolate Shell
This super-easy homemade ice cream topping doesn't harden quite as fast as that magical store-bought stuff, but it packs a lot more chocolate flavor. Plus, it's totally customizable with different flavors of chips! Store it in the pantry to zap in the microwave whenever you want to crack your spoon into something delicious.
Peanut Brittle and Peach Sauce over Ice Cream
Peanut brittle adds a sweet, caramel crunch to ice cream--and tastes even better with peach sauce.
Pear Caramel Sauce
Here's a quick and easy dessert that's ready in just 15 minutes. Scoop the ice cream and freeze while the pears cook in their sugary syrup.
Versatile dessert sauces
Basic dessert sauces and their variations make wonderful toppings for ice cream, fruit or cake.
Our Dark Chocolate Fudge Sauce (at left in photo) combines brown sugar, cocoa powder, butter, buttermilk, chocolate and whipping cream. Our recipe also tells you how to make Amaretto-Fudge, Espresso-Fudge and Peanut Butter-Fudge flavors.
Raspberry-Wine Sauce (at right in photo) is a simple, quick-cooking recipe that uses either Zinfandel wine or apple juice. We also tell you how to make Double Berry, Cherry-Berry and Peach-Berry Wine Sauce.
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Warm Caramel Sauce
Our Warm Caramel Sauce, pictured over Dark Roast Coffee Ice Cream, is a creamy blend of white sugar, brown sugar, whipping cream, corn syrup and butter. Variations in the recipe include Warm Praline-Caramel Sauce and Warm Caramel-Apple Sauce.
Start with four slices of your favorite purchased cheesecake. Mix up this easy raspberry topping, and you've got dessert in minutes.
Chocolate Crepes with Nutmeg Vanilla Sauce
Serve the custardlike nutmeg vanilla sauce over chocolate crepes, as in our picture, or try it over brownies, chocolate cheesecake or any chocolate cake.