The extravagant ice cream is listed as the Guinness Book of World Records’ most expensive dessert, costs a staggering $1000 and is covered in 23-carat gold leaf.

 To taste this special sundae, it must be ordered two days in advance to allow time for the rare ingredients to be flown in from around the world. 

 Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy were regular patrons while Kate Beckinsale and John Cusack continue with its fame  

The New York restaurant’s  Serendipity 3’s Golden Opulence Sundae is arguable as famous as its clientèle.

Around 50 people a year stop by to sample the unique flavour of the Opulence Sundae, often to celebrate special occasions such as anniversaries and birthdays