You can transform a bowl of regular ice cream into something delicious, no matter what flavor you prefer. According to a survey by The J.M. According to the Smucker Company, 44 percent of Americans will include sundaes in their summer celebrations.

For a dessert that combines the quality ingredients you and your family will love, start with your favorite flavor, and then try these ideas from the makers of Smucker’s® Toppings, to transform it into a frozen masterpiece.

You can take inspiration from any classic dessert or snack to make a sundae. Take crumbled graham crackers, marshmallow crème, and Smucker’s Hot Fudge Topping. Then, add vanilla icecream to make a S’mores Sundae.

* Create an ice cream sundae pie to celebrate a special occasion. You can fill a cookie or graham cracker with your favorite icecream, and then drizzle generously with Smucker’s Toppings like strawberry, chocolate, caramel, or butterscotch. It’s like abstract art never tasted so good!

* Treat the chocolate-mint aficionado with this over-the-top combo: Start with two scoops of mint chocolate chip ice cream, surround with chocolate mint candies or cookies, drizzle with the new Smucker’s Dark Chocolate with Mint Topping, and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

* Try an “Inside Out” sundae. Mix the ice cream and chopped candy on a chilled granite, marble, or granite cutting board. Add in dried fruit, nuts, dried fruit, or cookies. Mix the ingredients in a bowl. Top with your favorite toppings and garnish with whipped cream. This is a modern classic.

* Break out of the mold by creating a “sundae sculpture”With your family and guests. Each person should bring a sundae item. This could be fresh fruit, nuts, coconut, crushed cookies or sprinkles. You can also add a variety toppings like caramel, strawberry, chocolate, butterscotch, or caramel. A large bowl or platter can be placed on a lazy Susan. Then, everyone will create one giant ice cream sundae with all of their add-ins. Share the last step.

Smucker’s offers a variety of toppings for ice cream, with more than 30 available. Visit www.smucker’ for more creative ways to decorate ice cream.