Sundae Fundae: 7 Creative Ideas for Summer Desserts

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Read on for 7 mouthwatering dessert recipes you'll want to make all summer.

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Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sundaes with Roasted Cinnamon Sugar Almonds

This sundae from Faith Gorsky of An Edible Mosaic uses a base of vanilla ice cream as a blank slate so you can allow the roasted cinnamon sugar almonds and salted caramel topping on top to shine.

Get the recipe: Salted Caramel Ice Cream Sundaes with Roasted Cinnamon Sugar Almonds

Image Credit: An Edible Mosaic

Chocolate Coconut Brownie Sundae

Like coconut? This sundae is for you. Melanie Dueck of Garnish & Glaze pairs double chocolate brownies with vanilla ice cream, chocolate coconut topping and shredded coconut for an irresistibly sweet combination.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Coconut Brownie Sundae

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Salted Caramel Apple Crisp

Katie Wyllie of Made to Be a Momma loves a classic apple crisp with vanilla ice cream. For this one, she added a caramel topping to the apples for a fun spin that adds the perfect amount of sweetness.

Get the recipe: Salted Caramel Apple Crisp

Image Credit: Made to Be a Momma

Coconut Lime Brownie Sundae

For the ultimate spin on a brownie sundae, try this version from Melanie Bauer of Melanie Makes. She put toasted coconut and lime juice and zest directly into the brownies for a fun burst of flavor.

Get the recipe: Coconut Lime Brownie Sundae

Image Credit: Melanie Makes

Grilled Peach & Cornbread Sundaes

This dessert is the perfect summer treat. Maria Siriano of Sift & Whisk gave her sundae a Southern spin with a cornbread base, and paired it with grilled peach wedges.

Get the recipe: Grilled Peach & Cornbread Sundaes

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Hazelnut and Vanilla Sundae Cake with Salted Caramel

Melina Thompson of Sugary & Buttery really scored with this completely mouthwatering sundae cake. She used a graham cracker crust, two flavors of ice cream, salted caramel topping and whipped cream.

Get the recipe: Hazelnut and Vanilla Sundae Cake with Salted Caramel

Image Credit: Sugary & Buttery

Dark Chocolate Brownie Raspberry Sundae

For this fresh spin on a brownie sundae, Parrish Ritchie of Life With the Crust Cut Off layers rich chocolate ice cream with fresh raspberries, raspberry jam and a dark chocolate topping.

Get the recipe: Dark Chocolate Brownie Raspberry Sundae

Image Credit: Life With the Crust Cut Off

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Summer is all about sweet treats. While we love a nice plain heaping bowl of ice cream, it's fun to mix it up and add new additions to your dessert. Standard sundaes and cakes can get boring. Why not get creative with how you top them?

Our contributors are kicking off summer with some new spins on classic sundaes—and they all give new meaning to Sundae Fundae.

Check out the slideshow above to discover their 7 creatively fresh ideas for summer desserts!

Compensation for this post was provided by The J.M. Smucker Company via AOL Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of The J.M. Smucker Company or AOL.

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