Ice Cream Sundae Trifle

This Ice Cream Sundae Trifle is easy to throw together and the perfect dessert for summer bbq's and potlucks. If you have never made a trifle before, I highly recommend starting with this one.

I love trifles in the summertime. I feel like they make a perfect dish for potlucks – and they are really, really hard to mess up.

It’s just layers of delicious foods that look pretty no matter what you do. This ice cream sundae trifle is a cool treat that tastes great on warm summer nights.

It definitely feeds a crowd, and the presentation is absolutely beautiful, no matter how messy you may think it looks.

Who doesn’t love a gooey chocolatey, ice cream dessert? I’m telling you, this recipe is fail proof, and so easy to throw together. You will love it.

what is a good homemade brownie recipe i could use?

I love homemade brownies. They are so much more fudgy and full of chocolatey flavor. If you are looking for a good brownie recipe, I highly recommend trying our Fudgy Brownie Recipe.

It has been the the family for years, and every time we make them, people go crazy for them and ask for the recipe.

It would be absolutely delicious in this recipe.

what other toppings could i put on this ice cream sundae trifle?

We are all about toppings. If you need a few ice cream topping suggestions, we have quite the list for you.

Ice cream is good, but once you add a little twist of all your favorite toppings, it becomes delicious. Here are a few toppings we love on our ice cream desserts:

  • Candy bars (Snickers, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Kit Kats, Milky Ways, Heath Bar, etc.)
  • Oreo Cookies
  • Andes Mints
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Peanut Butter Chips
  • White Chocolate Chips
  • Caramel Drizzle
  • Chocolate Drizzle
  • Hot Fudge
  • Nuts (almonds, peanuts, cashews, pecans, walnuts, etc.)
  • Fruit (fresh strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, bananas, etc.)
  • Sprinkles
  • Graham Crackers
  • Biscoff Cookies

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Serves: 10

Ice Cream Sundae Trifle

Layers of brownies, ice cream, bananas and your favorite sundae toppings make this the perfect summer treat.

10 minPrep Time

10 minTotal Time

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  • 9x13 pan of brownies, cut into 1" squares (I just made up a brownie mix)
  • 1/2 gallon of vanilla and chocolate ice cream
  • 4-6 medium bananas, sliced
  • toppings: nuts, sprinkles, whipped topping, maraschino cherries, hot fudge, etc


  1. In a trifle bowl, layer brownies, vanilla ice cream, and bananas.
  2. Repeat step with chocolate ice cream.
  3. Top with your favorite sundae toppings: we used whipped topping, fudge, nuts, sprinkles, maraschino cherries, and extra bananas.
  4. Serve immediately



2186 cal


116 g


249 g


37 g
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