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12 products for making perfect ice cream sundaes

Make your frozen foodie dreams come true.

Ice cream is always a good idea, but everyone knows it’s extra-satisfying in the height of summer. Whether you like to eat your ice cream from a cone, dish or straight from the tub (no judgement here), these 12 products are guaranteed to bring the cool factor.
A glass-blown dessert bowl with a pink stem, light blue dish and white knob over a pale pink circle graphic
Dessert with a Twist Bowl,
Helle Mardahl

For a truly opulent sundae, this designer ice cream dish by Helle Mardahl is definitely the way to go. Each glass-blown piece is unique, and you can choose between three pastel-toned, candy-inspired colour combinations.

$540 U.S.
A white ice-cream-making appliance with bowls of sundaes, an attached ice cream cone holder and a sprinkle dispenser over a neon yellow circle graphic
Cuisinart Soft Serve Ice Cream & Slushy Maker,
Cuisinart

Cuisinart’s do-it-all soft serve maker comes equipped with a warming cup (for syrups and sauces), a cone holder and a three-compartment toppings dispenser. You can use it to make ice cream in as little as 30 minutes.

$260
A white and orange container of ice cream with a gold lid over a light blue circle graphic
Sea Salt Caramel Ice Cream,
Halo Top

Halo Top keeps their ice creams low-calorie by using less cream and sugar than traditional ice creams, but they taste as sweet and indulgent as the real thing. There are 12 flavours available in Canada, including the savoury-sweet Sea Salt Caramel.

$8
A green and pink jar with a lid modelled to look like melting fudge over a neon yellow circle graphic
Coop’s Vegan Hot Fudge Sauce,
Coop’s

Hot fudge sundaes are something no one should have to miss out on. Coop’s vegan hot fudge sauce is easily warmed in a microwave or saucepan, and is made in small batches with high-grade European chocolate and silky coconut cream.

$20
A pink ice-cream-shaped dish with raised sides over a light blue circle graphic
Bamboo Melamine Ice Cream Serve Bowl,
Home Trends

This adorable dish is made of an eco-friendly bamboo-infused melamine, which is hard to break and perfect for using outdoors. There are two raised compartments, so you can serve toppings on the side or serve up two separate treats.

$8
A silver ice cream scoop over a light pink circle graphic
Pro Ice Cream Scoop,
Zwilling

Italian designers Matteo Thun and Antonio Rodriguez designed this ice cream scoop for Zwilling, and it’s a minimalistic masterpiece. The ergonomic stainless-steel scoop is easy to wield and produces perfectly-rounded scoops of ice cream. Did we mention it’s dishwasher-safe?

$27
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Jeni’s Sprinkles 2-Pack,
Jeni’s

Small-batch dried goods company Beautiful Briny Sea created this colourful sprinkle blend for the popular Ohio-based ice cream company Jeni’s. It’s a cheerful blend of Purple, blue, pink, white, yellow and orange that’s sure to brighten up any scoop.

$12
A blue, white and beige canister with the word "Gelato" visible over a light pink circle graphic
Stracciatella Gelato Starter,
Williams Sonoma

Can’t make it to an Italian gelateria this summer? Williams Sonoma makes a starter mix that will allow you to savour the cool taste of stracciatella (vanilla and chocolate gelato) from wherever you are – and it’s kosher. Just add cream, pour into an ice cream maker then freeze.

$25
A book with an ice cream scoop containing chocolate ice cream and the words "The Perfect Scoop" amidst smaller text on a neon yellow circle graphic
The Perfect Scoop
David Lebovitz

David Lebovitz’s best-selling ice cream bible contains over 200 recipes for ice creams, sorbets, gelatos, granitas and more. Learn to make flavours ranging from Chocolate Peanut Butter to Labneh with Pistachio-Sesame Brittle.

$35
A cream-coloured ice cream container with a stainless steel lid and logo over a pale pink circle graphic
Vanilla Ice Cream Chiller,
S’well

S’well’s Ice Cream Chillers keep pints frozen for hours, making it much easier to savour gradually – whether you’re sitting on the couch or at a sunny picnic. It’s perfect for homemade ice cream, but it’s also sized to easily accommodate a standard ice cream pint container.

$35 U.S.
A mint-coloured waffle iron with three cones next to it and a white shaping tool over a neon yellow circle graphic
Waffle Cone Maker with Shaper Roller,
Eternal

It might be easier than you think to make your own waffle cones at home. This specialized tool works like a standard waffle iron (with much flatter plates), and has a handheld roller for cones – use a bowl to shape a waffle sundae dish.

$72
A silver spade-shaped tool over a light blue circle graphic
Ice Cream Spade,
Zeroll

Zeroll is a legendary brand in the world of ice cream, thanks to their technological innovation with heat-conductive liquid. The spade is perfect for large-scale scooping, such as for doling out big servings or transferring homemade ice cream from the maker to a storage container.

$40
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