Special strawberry sundae recipe

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Triple tested: One naughty (but very nice) summer ice cream sundae. Go on, treat yourself! Brought to you by Essentials magazine

Preparation Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories538 Kcal27%
Fat39 g56%
Saturated Fat24 g120%

This deliciously sweet strawberry sundae is made with just four ingredients; vanilla ice cream, strawberries, double cream and caster sugar. This simple sundae pairs perfectly with our chocolate brownie recipe. Just whip up a batch of brownies and crumble layers in this strawberry sundae.


  • 575g strawberries
  • 2tbsp caster sugar
  • 200ml double cream
  • 500ml vanilla ice cream




  1. Whizz 225g strawberries with 2tbsp caster sugar, push through a fine sieve and discard seeds. Whip 200ml double cream to soft peaks; fold in 1/3 of the strawberry puree until marbled.
  2. Mix remaining puree with 350g strawberries, chopped. Layer up scoops of vanilla ice cream from a 500ml tub, the strawberries and strawberry cream, then top with halved strawberries.
Top Tip for making Special strawberry sundae

Delicious just as it is, or serve with a couple of shortbread biscuits to dip in, if you like.


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