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I have a fun giveaway from Smucker’s® today. To celebrate National Ice Cream month, they are offering one reader samples of their new ice cream toppings, a $50 gift card, plus an assortment of goodies to help create the best sundae bar in town!

Tin Roof Sundae

There are seven new toppings in total, four of which are “Simple Delights”. You may have already spotted Simple Delights on the ice cream aisle. They come in cute gingham topped jars and call for ingredients you’d find in homemade topping. In other words, no high fructose corn syrup.

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In addition to the Simple Delights, there are two new flavors of Magic Shell — Chocolate Pretzel and Rainbow Sherbet.

smuckers-magic-shell

And for the seventh new topping, there’s Smucker’s Microwavable Hot Dark Chocolate.  This one’s sure to please members of the “easily amused club” because it has a thermochromatic label that displays the word “hot” when topping has reached the perfect warm temperature.

Smuckers

Seven new toppings means more mixing and matching. You can make interesting sundaes, incorporate the toppings into your favorite ice box desserts such as ice cream sandwich cake, or use them as baking ingredients.

Here are three ways our family used the toppings:

I used Simple Delights Salted Caramel topping in in Pecan Pie.  The only change I made to the Smucker’s recipe was to add some bittersweet chocolate chips before baking. It was fabulous and will definitely make another appearance around Thanksgiving.

Pecan Pie

Our second creation was Chocolate Coated Ice Cream Pretzels. We spooned ice cream into the loops of pretzels, set them on a parchment lined tray, drizzled ice cream with Magic Shell, and put them in the freezer for a few minutes to harden.

Magic Shell Pretzel

And lastly, musical theatre loving daughter did a twist on Tin Roof Sundae and called it Fiddler on the Roof sundae. It’s made with vanilla ice cream, salted caramel sauce, dark chocolate sauce, peanuts and some crumbled almond toffee. I put the photo at the top because it was so colorful.

Now that you’ve seen our creations, tell me about yours. Leave a comment with a sundae idea or creative use for Smucker’s topping. I will pick one at random on July 31 and notify the person that day, so try to get your comment in before midnight on the 30th if you can.

In addition to this giveaway, Smucker’s has a promotion called #SundaeFundae which encourages readers to submit photos of their creations to various social media for a chance at winning great prizes. Check it out!

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Published on July 26, 2014

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