Thursday, November 13, 2014

Chocolate nut sundae

Chocolate and nuts make so many wonderful combinations that it is hard to choose a favorite!

* Serves 1


Arrange the two scoops of ice cream in a chilled sundae dish. Drizzle with chocolate sauce and then sprinkle with nuts and chocolate.

Variations:

  • Mint chocolate sundae
Instead of the basic recipe, use a scoop each of butter pecan ice cream and Bailey’s mint chocolate gelato. Drizzle with a mint liqueur, sprinkle on crushed or crumbled mint candies, and finish with chocolate sauce and toasted nuts.

  • Orange chocolate sundae
Try using a scoop each of bitter chocolate gelato and butter pecan ice cream. Sprinkle with shreds of orange rind, orange liqueur, chocolate sauce, orange and chocolate sprinkles, whipped cream, and toasted pecans.

  • Chocolate pistachio sundae
Instead of the basic recipe, use a scoop each of bitter chocolate gelato and pistachio gelato. Top with chocolate sauce, grated chocolate or chocolate sprinkles, whipped cream, chopped walnuts, and pistachios.

  • Mocha sundae
Instead of the basic recipe, use a scoop each of rocky road ice cream and coffee gelato. Top with fudge sauce, coffee syrup, whipped cream, grated chocolate, and toasted nuts.