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Brownie Sundae Cups

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Brownie Cups are the perfect way to serve ice cream for a crowd or as a special treat for the family!

Brownie Sundae Cups are the perfect way to serve a sweet treat!

Brownies and ice cream.  Is there a better combination than that?  Visit just about any restaurant, and they are sure to have a variation of this dessert.  Brownies might be a bit more like chocolate cake or lava cake or even a souffle, and always topped with ice cream.  It’s usually served warm and quite delicious.

Recently, we were having friends over and I planned to make brownies topped with ice cream for dessert.  I knew I wanted something utterly decadent so a good dark chocolate brownie would do the trick.  Then I got to thinking…. “what if I make these brownies into cups?”

That way everyone has their own cute little cup, and it looks so much better than just a piece of brownie (nothing wrong with that, it is how we do it most often around here! haha).  I figured it couldn’t be much harder to make brownie cups so I set out to make them.

Brownie Cups are the perfect way to serve ice cream for a crowd or as a special treat for the family!

These are incredibly simple!

You follow the recipe for your brownies as usual, but grease a muffin tin instead of a 9×13 pan.  Pour the batter in and let them bake up (they’ll be ready much faster…also a win!).  As soon as they’re out, while still hot, use the back of a spoon to press an indentation in the middle of it.

Let them cool down and they are ready to top with whatever you want! I used some vanilla ice cream, Smucker’s hot fudge and sprinkles.  Cause duh.  Sprinkles make everything better!

Brownie Cups are the perfect way to serve ice cream for a crowd or as a special treat for the family!

Brownie Cups are the perfect way to serve ice cream for a crowd or as a special treat for the family!

[recipe title=”Brownie Sundae Cups” servings=”16-18″ time=”45 minutes” ]




  1. Follow brownie directions.
  2. Spray muffin tins with cooking spray.  Pour batter evenly in pans.
  3. Cook according to packages, removing from oven about 5 minutes early.
  4. Immediately after taking them out, take a tablespoon or an ice cream scoop and create a deep indentation in the center.  The walls of the brownie should climb up a bit. Allow them to cool in pan.
  5. Top with ice cream and your favorite toppings, like fudge and sprinkles.
  6. Enjoy!!


Tip: You might need to press them a little more towards the end of cooling since the indentation tends to disappear a bit.


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21 thoughts on “Brownie Sundae Cups

  1. These look like so much fun! I have been craving chocolate lately and these would be perfect! I love making Blood Orange Brownies so I am thinking I might have to turn them into Sundaes now!

  2. These are so cute! And I love that you can add sprinkles of any color to make these perfect for any holiday! So many possibilities!

  3. I love your idea, they look great and you can make endless number of combinations. My favorite ice cream is strawberry or lemon so I just wonder how that would taste with your brownie.

  4. OMG these look amazing. I sometimes teach kids cooking class parties and these are great for me to use 🙂

  5. Oh my gosh these look so delicious! I am literally on my way out to buy the ingredients now. Never even thought to make brownie sundae cups. Thanks!

  6. This looks like the best dessert to enjoy on a hot summers day. Brownies and ice cream what more can you want?

    1. Hi Nadine! Sorry I didn’t respond earlier! The very evening you commented, I gave birth to my daughter 🙂 I hope you and your daughter enjoy these! I”m looking forward to those messy baking days with my daughter in the years to come 🙂

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