Homemade Raspberry Sauce for Ice Cream

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Oh my goodness gracious alive. I am so excited to share this homemade, sweet and tangy ice cream sauce with you. It is out of this world!

You make it using frozen raspberries and just a few other ingredients. You actually make it in the microwave.

Thank my sister-in-law Alex, she found the idea online and helped create it. (While you’re here, make sure you check out all of our easy dessert recipes to satisfy any sweet tooth!)

dairy free ice cream with raspberry sauce topping

Ingredients:

In a 2 quart, microwave safe bowl, add 2 cups of the frozen raspberries, the sugar and the lemon oil drops.

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Pop it in the microwave, on high, for 8 minutes.

frozen strawberries

Stop and stir halfway through and then add it back into the microwave for the remaining time.

Once done, carefully remove from the microwave and add the remaining 1 cup of frozen raspberries. Stir to combine well and let it cool.

Once it cools, you’re ready for the ice cream! Look at how amazing this looks!

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What a delicious combination for your next summer gathering!

You will absolutely adore this simple raspberry sauce.

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Homemade Raspberry Sauce for Ice Cream

Homemade Raspberry Sauce for Ice Cream

This homemade raspberry sauce for ice cream is an amazing ice cream topper and uses just 3 ingredients to make.

Ingredients

  • 3 c frozen raspberries
  • 3/4 c brown sugar
  • 3-4 drops lemon essential oil

Instructions

  1. Add 2 cups of frozen raspberries, lemon essential oil drops, and sugar to a medium sized microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave for 4 minutes and stir well.
  3. Microwave for another 4 minutes
  4. Carefully remove the bowl from the microwave and add the remaining cup of frozen raspberries.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool completely before topping to ice cream.

76 Comments

  1. chocolate chips and chocolate syrup

  2. My favorite ice cream topping is probably peanuts or drizzled caramel.

  3. It isn’t so much a topping, put I love a warm brownie in the bottom of the bowl with the ice cream put on top. I suppose in this scenario that ice cream is the topping.

  4. My favorite topping is good old fashioned chocolate syrup. I LOVE to add a little bit of peppermint extract for a twist though. It’s sooo good!

  5. My favorite topping for ice cream is just a little chocolate syrup!

  6. Hot fudge is my fave!

  7. Megan Scharlau says:

    I love fresh fruit toppings and caramel

  8. Darlene Owen says:

    My favorite topping is hot fudge.

  9. janetfaye says:

    My favorite ice cream topping is whipped cream.

  10. I love Hot Fudge with nuts.

  11. I like hot fudge and whipped cream on top of ice cream.

  12. My favorite is hot fudge, thanks!

  13. My favorite ice cream topping is coconut and mochi balls
    Thank You for the chance

  14. I like whipped cream on top of my ice cream.

  15. Sheila K. says:

    I like hot fudge on my ice cream!

  16. I love having a small amount of caramel on my ice cream as a topping. It’s very sweet so a little bit goes a long way for me.

  17. Marilyn Nawara says:

    My favorite topping is Hot Fudge – Yum!

  18. My favorite ice cream topping is fresh strawberries and whipped cream. Yum!

  19. Jenn Scott says:

    Magic shell, all the way!! =)

  20. Hot fudge! And now this post has my mouth watering 🙂 Thanks for the opportunity!

  21. steve weber says:

    My favorite ice cream topping is caramel sauce.

  22. I love to have butterscotch on my ice cream. thanks for the chance

  23. I love strawberry topping of any kind! 🙂

  24. Maryann D. says:

    My favorite ice cream topping would be hot fudge and whipped cream.

  25. I love caramel and sprinkles!!

  26. Hot fudge is my favorite topping…but that Raspberry Sauce looks delicious!
    Thank you!

  27. sheila ressel says:

    Hot fudge is my favorite ice cream topping!

  28. leslie roberts says:

    I love peanut butter then hot fudge, then caramel and add soda, delicious

  29. kelly mcgrew says:

    my favorite ice cream topping is candied walnuts or pecans!

  30. Tracie Cooper says:

    I love caramel topping!

  31. Tabathia B says:

    I like hot fudge with caramel and pecans

  32. I like rainbow or chocolate sprinkles and hot fudge on my ice cream

  33. My favorite ice cream topping is caramel.

  34. hot fudge & peanut butter

  35. Rebecca Orr says:

    It really depends on the ice cream I am eating. But melted peanut butter, caramel, or butterscotch are my favorite toppings. Although, I really like the health crunch coat too. It hardens on the ice cream!

  36. Hot fudge sauce and whipped cream.

  37. My favorite ice cream topping is another scoop of ice cream 🙂 Okay, I like Hershey’s syrup, too.

  38. I love peanut butter flavored topping!

  39. Annmarie W. says:

    I love hot fudge the most! I could put hot fudge on anything & love it. But I also love melty caramel drizzled on my ice cream, too!

  40. Elisabeth says:

    I love hot fudge and crushed nuts on my ice cream!

  41. Carissa Johnson says:

    Looks delicious!

  42. My favorite topping is nuts on ice cream.

  43. Cori Westphal says:

    I love peanut butter on my ice cream! Yum!

  44. Angela Saver says:

    My favorite ice cream topping is chocolate syrup!

  45. Cheryl B. says:

    Crushed nuts and chocolate syrup.

  46. I like good ol’ chocolate syrup.

  47. I love fudge or any fruit topping! Generally not together – even though I’m sure they would taste great together. I just am either craving chocolate or fruit! 🙂 Thanks for the giveaway!

  48. Rene Chartier says:

    My favorite topping of course is hot fudge with bananas

  49. Terra Heck says:

    My favorite ice cream topping is caramel sauce, and lots of it. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

  50. My favorite ice cream topping is chocolate coconut fudge …I cannot remember the specific brand. I love Marachino cherries and nuts too.

  51. Jamie Williams says:

    my fav ice cream topping is peanut butter.

  52. laurie murley says:

    I love caramel on my ice cream the most

  53. I like caramel sauce on vanilla ice cream.
    Thanks for the contest.

  54. My favorite ice cream topping is Hot Fudge and the type that pours on and hardens.

  55. Canned blueberries put up by a friend that are normally used as blueberry pie filling.

  56. My favorite is crushed oreos and snickers!

  57. Cathy Truman says:

    I like caramel and cashews on vanilla ice cream.

  58. brittani adams says:

    Chocolate jimmies!

  59. I like the brown sugar instead of the white. I need to try this! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner Link up!

  60. Mmm! this sounds quite refreshing for a hot summer day. Thanks for sharing on Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesdays.

  61. Oh, yum! This looks delicious and is so simple. I would love to put it over brownies and vanilla ice cream. Thank you for linking up to Family Joy Blog Link-up Party. Have a great week!

  62. Oh this looks so yummy and simple to make! Thanks for sharing with us at Totally Terrific Tuesday party, pinned it to our board!

  63. That is a lovely sauce. I like the touch of lemon! Thanks for bringing these to Throwback Thursday!

    Mollie

  64. Looks so good! Thanks for sharing at the #InspirationSpotlight party. Pinned & shared.

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