Brownie Ice Cream Cups

I love a good brownie, but I love brownies and ice cream even more. These Brownie Ice Cream Cups are my new favorite way, to eat my favorite dessert combination.

We celebrated Elyses’ birthday this week with these delicious Brownie Ice Cream Cups.

It was such a fun way to eat our ice cream, and the kids LOVED that the bowl of the ice cream was a brownie. These are so easy and perfect for this summertime weather.

Really we make these all year round, but if I had to choose one way to keep cool in the summer, it would be these Brownie Ice Cream Cups.

My husband even requested these for his birthday this year instead of cake. That’s when you know it’s a win.

recipe shortcuts:

I love a good recipe shortcut that will save me time, and money. For this recipe, we used a homemade brownie recipe, however, these would work just as well with a boxed brownie mix.

I prefer the taste of homemade brownies, but this would honestly work just as well with a mix instead.

what could i top my brownie ice cream cups with?

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
  • Cereal
  • Marshmallows

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Serves: 12

Brownie Ice Cream Cups

These Brownie Ice Cream Cups are a fun twist on your normal ice cream sundaes!

10 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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  • 8 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) margarine
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup nuts (optional)
  • pinch of salt
  • 6 cups of your favorite flavor of ice cream
  • Sprinkles and toppings of your choice


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Spray a muffin pan with non stick cooking spray, or fill with cupcake liners, and set aside.
  3. Melt margarine.  Stir in cocoa.
  4. Mix sugar and eggs in mixing bowl.
  5. Stir in margarine and cocoa.  Add vanilla, flour, and salt.
  6. Drop about 1/3 cup of brownie batter into each cupcake liner, or space.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean after being inserted into the middle.
  8. After baked, smash down center of each brownie with a spoon, or scoop out the middle, forming a minature bowl. I used my salt and pepper shakers to shape the middle and that seemed to work great.
  9. Scoop your favorite flavor of ice cream and place into the small brownie bowl, top with your favorite toppings, and serve. Best if served warm!



306 cal


14 g


39 g


9 g
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