Brandied Cherry Sauce Over Ice Cream

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
(15.5-oz.) can pitted dark sweet (Bing) cherries
Orange juice (about 1/4 cup)
1/4 cup sugar
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons brandy, if desired
1
quart (4 cups) vanilla ice cream
  • 1 Drain cherry liquid into 1-cup measuring cup; add enough orange juice to make 1 cup. Set cherries aside.
  • 2 In small saucepan, combine cherry liquid mixture, sugar and cornstarch; mix well. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in brandy and cherries. Serve sauce warm or cold over individual servings of ice cream.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
    Calories
    215
    (
    Calories from Fat
    65),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    55mg
    55%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    29g
    29%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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