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Ice cream sundae buffet with all the toppings

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Get the scoop — throw an ice cream party!

There's always room for ice cream! Put together a fun ice cream sundae buffet that both kids and adults will enjoy.

Get the scoop — throw an ice cream party!


Ice cream

Keep it simple by purchasing vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream. A good rule of thumb for a serving suggestion is one cup of ice cream per guest.



Purchase pretty disposable spoons, bowls and serving containers. Use a disposable plastic tablecloth for easy cleanup.



Get the scoop — throw an ice cream party!

Get creative! Use party favor boxes for dry toppings such as nuts, sprinkles, pretzel pieces and crushed gingersnap cookies.

Get the scoop — throw an ice cream party!

Use inexpensive bottle dispensers with labels for syrup toppings.

Other toppings:

  • Crushed pineapple
  • Strawberries in syrup
  • Shredded coconut
  • Chocolate chips
  • Whipped cream
  • Maraschino cherries
  • Candy bar pieces
  • Chocolate-covered raisins

More ice cream ideas

Guinness ice cream float
Mini banana split bites
Plan an ice cream social

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