The Most Mouthwatering Ice Cream Photos on Instagram

There’s truly nothing better than treating yourself to a big ol’ ice cream sundae on a hot summer day. Anyone who loves ice cream (aka most of the population) knows that there are two elements that make this cold treat stand out: fun flavors and toppings galore. When you combine the two, your simple ice cream sundae becomes a masterpiece—and an Instagram sensation.

We’ve gathered 10 decadent ice cream masterpieces that will inspire you to step up your game this summer. You guessed it: we’re drooling already—and soon you will be, too.

Shake it like a unicorn


This milkshake bring all the unicorns to the yard 🦄 Unicorn Parade Milkshake from @newterritoriesny

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After downing this shake (and snapping a few pics), you *might* feel as magical as a unicorn. A girl can dream, right?

Donut delight

What happens when you combine donuts and ice cream? You’ll have to try it to find out!

Gaga for gelato  


🔥 Today was a steamy one in Austin – staying cool with 7 scoops of gelato! #kokoapproved

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Skip the toppings and go for the good stuff with a refreshing, fruity gelato. Then take a pic as you bask in its beauty.

Go big or go home



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Everything’s bigger in… New York? At least when it comes to ice cream.

Get your churro on


Started my day with a sugar high from @theloopchurros

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A churro so big it has to be folded in half (in a cup of soft serve)? We’ll take it!

Fish are friends…and ice cream

Multiply your two loves—mermaids and unicorns—with this fishy sweet treat.

Sweet like (cotton) candy


‼️The carnival is in town‼️• • Try the cotton candy creamsicle and more at @oddfellowsnyc all summer🍦

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Your eyes are not deceiving you: This ice cream looks exactly like cotton candy. What makes it even more special? Its creamsicle flavor.

Infuse with booze

Tipsy Scoop shook the city last year—and we still can’t get enough.

Taco (and ice cream) Tuesday


Who’s gonna be rolling with us this week? 😉🌈🙌 #sweetcupoc

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Cap off a round of margaritas with ice cream in a “taco” cone.

Play Parisian style

Rumor has it that ice cream makes macarons taste better. Oh, and Fruity Pebbles.

Amanda Garrity is a commerce editor and content producer living in New York City. She finds every excuse to go on an adventure, whether it's in her own backyard or across the country. She enjoys hiking, pretending she's a prima ballerina and drinking an abundant amount of coffee. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.